Capital Markets and the Economy

Strauss, William
February 2011
Trailer / Body Builders;Feb2011, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p57
Trade Publication
The article presents the outlook of William Strauss, senior economist and economic advisor for Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in Illinois, on the U.S. economy and capital markets. Strauss relates that the 3.2% growth of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) in 2010 is nowhere near normal. Information is presented on the increase in industrial output in manufacturing. He describes the status of net orders for medium-duty trucks and heavy-duty trucks.


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