Chief Economist Diane Swonk's monthly newsletter, Themes on the Economy, provides insight into trends, issues and the forecast for the U.S. economy.
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Transitory or Terminal?
Putting First Quarter Weakness Into Context
“Some (weakness)... can be attributed to another bad winter and labor disputes. One has to ask how much we would be looking for excuses if the economy were on firmer footing,” says Diane Swonk.