Looking for a Big Economic Bump? It’s Looking Less Likely

By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ May 26, 2017 The big economic bounce that some experts have confidently predicted for later in the year may turn out to be only a small bump. It is not that the economy is weakening, or that a recession is in the offing. Rather it...

Little Sign of a ‘Trump Bump’ in the Economic Forecast

By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ March 29, 2017 Consumers are more confident. Stocks are up 5 percent since the start of the year. And from the president on down, there’s talk of a Trump bump. The only problem: The boom is apparent everywhere except in the...