Annual economic outlook for 2018

Dec. 18, 2017 | John Greenwood

Looking ahead to 2018, I expect economic activity to remain buoyant, but in contrast with most economists, I do not automatically assume that this will mean higher inflation.

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Quarterly economic outlook for fourth quarter 2017

Oct. 12, 2017 | John Greenwood

The US economy continues to expand, as reflected in rising employment, moderate real GDP growth, and rising equity and real estate prices.

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Quarterly economic outlook for third quarter 2017

July 11, 2017 | John Greenwood

The US business cycle expansion is still intact, owing much more to underlying fundamentals such as private sector deleveraging, the recovery of the banks, improved consumer finances, low inflation, and continuing low interest rates than any impact from the ascension of Mr. Trump to the presidency.

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Introducing Global Market Strategist Kristina Hooper

April 19, 2017 | Kristina Hooper

What’s going on in the markets - and why? Global Market Strategist Kristina Hooper is here to explain.

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Quarterly economic outlook for the second quarter of 2017

April 18, 2017 | John Greenwood

The Trump “reflation trade” is being undermined by the failure of the new administration to implement planned legislation, specifically the Affordable Care Act (the ACA, also known as Obamacare), corporate and personal tax cuts and the border adjustment tax.

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