The Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

  • Economic growth to accelerate only modestly after a disappointing first half
  • Anemic labor and housing markets are the largest impediments to growth
  • Lack of meaningful job creation weighs negatively on the U.S. consumer
  • Odds of a recession remain low, though debt debacle in U.S. poses risk
  • Dual debt crisis in Europe and U.S. hurts U.S. and global growth

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