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Economic Projections

The Federal Reserve Board --The Adults in the Room

Terry Connelly | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

If you asked the average person how they feel about the Federal Reserve's latest economic projection that trimmed its estimate of 2014 U.S. GDP growth to a range of 2.1-2.3 percent, they would probably say that's not so hot -- not a recession, but quite depressing nonetheless.

Kansas' Projections Show Tax Cuts Aren't Paying Off as Predicted

Christine Mai | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics
Christine Mai

The negative effects of Kansas' tax cuts are mounting: lower state revenues, serious cuts to services like education, and now lower growth forecasts and a downgraded credit rating. These cuts aren't setting Kansas up for economic success.

Economist: 'The Age Of American Predominance Is Over'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DENVER (By Mark Felsenthal): To hear a number of prominent economists tell it, it doesn't look good for the U.S. economy, not this year, not in 10 y...

Goldman Sachs: U.S. Economy Will Be Either Be 'Fairly Bad' Or 'Very Bad' | Wes Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

"We see two main scenarios," analysts led by Jan Hatzius, the New York-based chief U.S. economist at the company, wrote in an e-mail to clients. "A fa...

IMF: U.S. Economy Will Lag The World's Growth

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP, MARTIN CRUTSINGER) -- China and other emerging powers are offsetting weakness in the United States and Europe and will likely lift the...

Maybe It's Not So Cold Outside...

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

Mortgage applications are up 17%, new home sales are up 2.7%, existing home sales jumped. I'm not saying that everything is hunky dory, but it's hard to see the upside of looking only at the bleakest scenarios.