COUNT ON STEADY GROWTH Confidence intact, business and consumers will keep the expansion rolling next year. And the federal budget deficit will shrink -- but only after a painful struggle

May, Jr., Todd; Brownstein, Vivian; Allyn, Maureen F.; Schiff, Lenore; Jacob, Rahul
December 1988
Fortune;12/5/1988, Vol. 118 Issue 13, p55
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