Weak Q1 growth in the US is an aberration
Chinese rebalancing may hit political limits soon around 7.2% growth
United States. I still believe that this cycle’s peak growth period is now behind us and that growth will slow from here. Nonetheless, I also believe the 0.1% growth number we got from the most recent quarter is an aberration, marred by severe winter weather. Right now, the growth trend is around 2% with the largest variables from that trend being inventory builds, household debt ...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.