Equities Still Offer Value, Selectively

August 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Aug2007, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p8
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The article provides information on the economic outlook in the U.S. for 2007. The Business Information International (BMI) core view for the country's economy remains a soft landing. For the real gross domestic product (GDP) forecast of 2.3 percent to be attain, economic activity has to pick up significantly. The ongoing slowdown in the housing market is a clear risk to the forecast, and a further drop in the housing affordability index would weigh on the economy.


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