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IHS Markit Forecasts Slower Growth in 2019 for U.S. & Global Markets

IHS says the new year will see countervailing pressures on U.S. growth.

The U.S. economy is expected to grow at a rate of +2.6% in 2019, less than the +2.9% growth seen in 2018, but still indicative of solid economic fundamentals, according to the IHS Markit December US Economic Forecast Flash from Joel Prakken, chief U.S. economist and Executive Directors Patrick Newport and Ben Herzon.

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