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Apr 29, 2024
Week in Review
Economic growth in France is less than expected for this year with weaker consumer spending and investments, according to the central bank’s recent forecast. The European Commission cut its 2024 GDP growth forecast from 1.2% to 0.9%—as French manufacturing worsened toward the year-end of 2023.

Apr 12, 2024
Week in Review
Germany’s GDP growth expectations for 2024 are expected to grow only 0.1%, down from a previous estimate of 1.3% as the country is stuck in “tricky waters,” according to German Economy Minister Robert Habeck.

Mar 4, 2024
Week in Review
While the U.S. economy seems to have avoided a recession, the forecast for 2024 remains mixed. It is no secret that inflation, labor shortages and geopolitical tensions all contribute to current economic conditions. Despite these factors, real GDP growth is expected to bounce between expansion and contraction for much of this year—showing the U.S. has reached a soft landing.