Americas economic outlook H2 2017: Missing – the US consumer

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The global economy is enjoying a period of relative calm and strength. The outlook has improved since the start of the year; we have upgraded our short-term forecasts for most major economies. In particular, Europe and Asia have exceeded our expectations. Not so for the US. Growth has picked up from its five-year low in 2016, but is not living up to expectations.

Table of contents

  • USA
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • South America
  • Conclusion

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This report includes 3 images and tables including:

  • US wage growth and employment
  • US borrowing costs and default rate
  • As Mexico tightens, Brazil eases

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    GDP Forecast Q3 2017.xls

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