Lustgarten: Mid-cycle Pause Little Cause for Concern

Triplett, Tim
April 2007
Metal Center News;Apr2007, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p4
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the economic forecasts of Eli Lustgarten, president of ESL Consultants Inc., for U.S. and metal industry. He predicted that U.S. economy and the metals market are in a mid-cycle pause, at which growth will slow down yet will remain healthy. He added that inventories, the biggest cause of recession in the metals sector, have been kept under control and money is still available. Lustgarten predicted real gross domestic product growth will be 2.7 percent in 2007.


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