Expansion picks up steam
The U.S. auto outlook--a global perspective
Economic Outlook Symposium: summary of 2004 results and forecasts for 2005
The forecasters expect more moderate economic growth during 2005, with some reduction in activity in the housing sector and a slower pace of consumer spending growth than in the past several years.
Economic Outlook Symposium: summary of 2009 results and forecasts for 2010
According to participants in the Chicago Fed?s annual Economic Outlook Symposium, solid economic growth is forecasted for the nation in 2010, following a very sharp contraction during 2008 and the first half of 2009; inflation is expected to increase in 2010; and the unemployment rate is predicted to peak early in 2010 and edge lower throughout the year.
Economy in lower gear through 2008
According to participants in the Chicago Fed's annual Automotive Outlook Symposium, the nation's economic growth in 2008 is forecasted to be slower than in 2007, with inflation staying high and the unemployment rate rising. Light vehicle sales are predicted to fall sharply this year and then improve in 2009.
Transitions: the state of the automotive industry–a summary
The United States automotive industry has been undergoing tremendous changes in recent years. Speakers at a recent Chicago Fed conference explored these changes and considered the road to the future for the auto industry.
Economic Outlook Symposium: Summary of 2018 Results and 2019 Forecasts
According to participants in the Chicago Fed?s annual Economic Outlook Symposium (EOS), the U.S. economy is forecasted to grow at a pace somewhat above average in 2019, with inflation ticking down and the unemployment rate remaining low.
Investment cyclicality in manufacturing industries
Economy to cruise at speed limit in 2013 and accelerate slightly in 2014
According to participants in the Chicago Fed?s annual Automotive Outlook Symposium, the nation?s economic growth is forecasted to be solid this year and to strengthen somewhat in 2014. Inflation is expected to remain flat in 2013 and 2014, and the unemployment rate is anticipated to move lower but remain high by historical standards through the end of 2014. Light vehicle sales are predicted to improve in 2013 and 2014.