Top 10 Indications The Economic Outlook Is Brighter Than Expected

10. The Index of U.S. leading economic indicators ticked up for the third month in a row — +0.6% in July, +0.5% in June, and +0.1% in May — and it is designed as a forward-looking index of 10-subindexes.

9. The 4.3% growth rate forecast from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta — a model that grows more accurate as the end of a quarter nears — towers over the 2.2% quarterly growth rate averaged since the end of The Great Recession in March 2009.

4. Productivity surged in the second quarter of 2018, which explains why inflation did not rise as fast as wages and benefits, and that's about the best thing you could hope for: increased productivity.

To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or

This article was written by a veteran financial journalist based on data compiled and analyzed by independent economist, Fritz Meyer. While these are sources we believe to be reliable, the information is not intended to be used as financial advice without consulting a professional about your personal situation.

Indices are unmanaged and not available for direct investment. Investments with higher return potential carry greater risk for loss. Past performance is not an indicator of your future results.

2018

2017

2016

2015

Tell A Friend

Featured News

Company Info

701 5th Ave, Ste 4200
Seattle, WA 98104

Mailing address:
1777 S Burlington Blvd, #523
Burlington, WA 98233


Phone: 844-443-4321
Fax: 844-443-4322


info@prismadvisor.com