“The risk is you’ve got to shut down again.”
“It is clear that confronting this virus will take boldness, bipartisanship, and a comprehensive approach.”
Blame the Fed?
“The recession talk was always overstated.”
“Smashes expectations,” but …
2.9% overall in 2018.
Just in time?
Puttin in her own 0.02¢.
“President Donald Trump thinks he’s overdue some credit for steering the strongest economy on the planet — and he’s probably right.”
“These are great numbers.”
Big win over 2016.
Despite natural disasters.
ADP: Private sector had a good month too.
Great Mediocre expectations.
1.9% in Q4.
CBS: US economy is “going nowhere fast.”
How long has it been since a 3% quarter?
Rush to exits of labor force?
Personal consumption slows too?
A slightly warmer shade of meh?
Wait for it …
What double seasonal adjustments gave, double seasonal adjustments took back.
The usual suspects blamed
Now with almost 20% more meh.
Durable goods drop in November.
Best in two years.
ADP: Economy added 218,000 jobs in July.
“In this instance, Joe did not do as well as I had hoped in responding.”
No boat ride for you, buddy.
“…they don’t even see differences between individuals as having any role to play in success.”