Economic Indicators & Forecasting Topics
The Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

  • Recent flow of weak economic data largely affirms our forecast
  • More optimistic consensus expectations are being scaled back
  • However, the odds of another recession are quite low
  • The U.S. consumer holds the key for near-term U.S. economic growth
  • Low consumer confidence due to lack of jobs and income gains
  • Household balance sheets are in better shape, but more repair is likely

Economics Watch Reports (8 pgs)
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