U.S. Economy Needs Catalysts to Move Forward

U.S. Economy Needs Catalysts to Move Forward

A sell-off of stocks in the third quarter of 2015 was caused by fears of deflation as commodity prices lowered and fears that the Chinese economy was faltering. A strong dollar sapping exports and uneven consumer spending growth also contributed to the slowing of the U.S. economy. The good news is that job creation and housing are on track. For the economy to grow at a higher rate, we need commodity prices to reverse and the Federal Open Market Committee to raise interest rates ahead of re-inflation.

Read more and get an outlook for the economy in Mac Johnston's latest Investment Overview.

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