Monday, January 6, 2014

US, Economic performance in 2014 will benefit from the Shale-Energy Revolution

In the US, economic performance in 2014 will benefit from the shale-energy revolution, improvement in the labor and housing markets, and the "reshoring" of manufacturing. The downside risks result from political gridlock in Congress (particularly given the upcoming midterm election in November), which will continue to limit progress on long-term fiscal consolidation; a lack of clarity about the Federal Reserve's planned exit from quantitative easing (QE) and zero policy rates; and regulatory uncertainties. - in project syndicate

 Nouriel Roubini is an American professor of Economics at New York University`s Stern School of Business and chairman of RGE Roubini Global Economics
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