Items Tagged with 'economic expansion'


  • American optimism could indicate beginning of the end for economic expansion

    Optimism surges to highest level since 2004
    Consumer optimism surged to its highest point since 2004, up more than 15% from last year. However, this tidal wave of optimism could bring impending doom in its wake. Survey of Consumers Chief Economist Richard Curtin explained American’s views toward the economy could signify the beginning of the end for economic expansion.
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  • Fannie Mae: Economic expansion expected to continue

    But predicts a 21% drop in single-family originations this year
    Fannie Mac predicts increased economic growth in the second quarter, despite the slowdown in the first quarter of 2017. However, it also predicts a large drop in refinance originations which will likely outweigh a modest rise in purchase originations.
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