• The U.S. economy – stuck in slow gear
• CRE recovery – not enough growth to go around
• Fiscal Cliff – higly unlikely; play the odds
• Euro Cliff – same idea; play the odds
• QE3 is coming
The U.S. economy is stuck in a slow growth gear. Real GDP in the second quarter 2012 grew at a meager rate of 1.5% – down from an upwardly revised 2.0% growth rate registered in the previous quarter. Click to view U.S. Macro Forecast.