The Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

In 2017, a pickup in business investment, a stronger external environment thanks to a weaker dollar, and continued robust consumption growth have helped US economic growth pickup in 2017. So long as business and consumer confidence remain in place, the economy is poised to enjoy 2.5 percent growth in 2018, even if a strengthening dollar and slower growth in the Euro Area and China create less favorable conditions for trade.

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