Q4 2012 Economic Update
US & World Economy –
While the US economy continues to slowly grow, all eyes are on the election and the 2013 “fiscal cliff”. Job growth has stalled and productivity per employee has little room to grow. We seem to be treading water with Europe’s recession pulling us down and a slightly faster growing Asia pulling us up. Corporate cash holdings are at high levels as businesses continue to be cautious. The wait is almost over.