The Conference Board Economic Forecast for the U.S. Economy April 11, 2018
2018 Outlook Stays Strong, but Downside Risks Rise
Can the US economy in 2018 live up to expectations? Starting the year with a 3.0 growth forecast is a tough act to measure up to. In fact, first-quarter growth was a mere 1.9 percent. While our GDP growth projection remains strong, we are increasingly concerned that it could fall short of expectations.