Economic Analysis – Week of March 18, 2015

Sluggish growth in Asia and recessions in areas of Europe have had a negative impact on US manufacturing, which has declined for three straight months. Industrial production benefited from a substantial rise in utilities, while housing has been disappointing. The Fed will be added deliberation at the Fed, as the FOMC statement is released today.

More analysis of this week’s news by Econoday’s Senior Economist Mark Rogers:

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