Economic Update: A Rosier Economic Picture

SP Capital IQ |

NYSE Wall StreetS&P's Deputy Chief Economist Beth Ann Bovino notes, in keeping with a holiday filled with romance, the picture of the U.S. economic outlook got rosier this week.

The private sector appeared willing and able to spend and invest in the fourth quarter, businesses kept hiring, and the much stronger than expected December trade and construction spending reports that were released after the GDP report had improved the overall economic picture even more.



DISCLOSURE: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors, and do not represent the views of equities.com. Readers should not consider statements made by the author as formal recommendations and should consult their financial advisor before making any investment decisions. To read our full disclosure, please go to: http://www.equities.com/disclaimer

Companies

Symbol Name Price Change % Volume
AGM.P.C Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Preferre 27.50 -0.10 -0.36 2,711 Trade

Comments

Emerging Growth

Altair Resources Inc.

Altair Resources Inc, formerly Altair Gold Inc acquires, explores and develops mineral properties in Canada. The Company is in the process of exploring its mineral properties.

Private Markets

WayBetter

The spark hit Jamie when he saw co-workers competing to lose weight. Instead of pizzas and subs, they were eating salads and jogging along the river. Some were sneakily leaving…

Initial State

Initial State is an Internet of Things (IoT) data analytics & data management platform company. We turn sensor and event data into information that matters by making it easy to…