Tuesday, May 1, 2009

Bob Schwartz, Senior Economist and Director of Consulting Services at Stone & McCarthy Research Associates, provides insight into today's economic environment.

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commentary 04/27/15

We’re ready to say good riddance to the first quarter. However, it’s hard to put that period to bed when new data keep reminding us how abysmal it was. Friday’s report on durable goods for March was just another data point indicating that business investment was one of several drags on growth. That follows disappointing reports on retail sales, industrial production and trade released in recent weeks, all of which prodded economists to mark down their growth estimates for the January-March period.