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June 2012 Economic Overview

June 2012 Economic Overview

The euro crisis casts its wintry gloom. Yields on Spanish bonds are rising dangerously, and Italian ones are close behind. Portugal may need fresh support. The euro zone’s recession may be mercifully mild. But budget pressures are pushing economies into recession. The IMF is warning against over-zealous austerity. But the 17 countries making up [...]

July 2011 Economic Overview

July 2011 Economic Overview

For all the monetary and fiscal stimulus applied to the US economy, the recovery remains a disappointment. Growth may rebound to above 3% in the second half of the year. Inflation rose to 1.5% in May. The Fed may consider easing again. But the wealth is not trickling down. Small business account for 99% of all US companies and account for [...]

May 2011 Economic Overview

May 2011 Economic Overview

The number of workers filing for jobless benefits declined last week but remained elevated, while a broad gauge of the economy's strength rose, delivering mixed signals. First-quarter US growth, amid higher oil prices and a moribund housing market, weigh on business and consumer confidence. But a slowly reviving job market, suggest growth will [...]