U.S. Economic Outlook: Manufacturing Came in Like a Lion But Will Finish the Year Like a Lamb

Dan Meckstroth explains why manufacturing production growth has decelerated and the expectation is for slow growth in the second half of 2012 and into early 2013. In addition, he discusses MAPI’s revised forecast for overall economic growth, major economic indicators, and manufacturing production growth in 2012, 2013, and 2014. He concludes with the major risk factors that could derail the U.S. economic expansion.

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Publish Date: 
Monday, August 20, 2012