Economic outlook for 2007 unclear: FTR

November 2006
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The article discusses the economic outlook of FTR Associates for the U.S. in 2007. Housing industries and domestic auto producers are now laying off employees and are responsible for the lack-luster employment gains. Job gains outside of housing and manufacturing remained stable. Business investment in equipment and exports will fuel growth. FTR believes that the chance of recession in the first half of 2007 will be high but still uncertain.


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