With the U.K.'s decision to exit from the European Union, global risks increased substantially leading us to revise our views for the remainder of 2016 and all of 2017. More
In this month's Outlook, we review recent economic developments and their impact on our projections for the remainder of 2016 and all of 2017. More
Housing remains on track for the best year in a decade despite tepid economic growth and a labor market that's throttling back. Low mortgage interest rates are supporting... More
Recent data darkened the growth outlook for the first quarter of 2016. However, despite the disappointing economic reports, we still forecast housing to maintain its momentum in 2016. More
This year is shaping up to be the best year for housing in a decade Home sales, construction housing starts and house prices are set to reach decade-level highs. More
The pace of growth in the U.S. slowed to a crawl in the last quarter of the year, raising questions about how much life is left in this aging expansion. More
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