The US economy has experienced a late-cycle acceleration, and if growth remains positive through July 2019, it will become the longest expansion in history.
The US economy remains strong, and although the current expansion is now the second longest in history, the consensus among economists is that the prospects for further growth are solid.
The global economic environment continues to benefit from a rebound in demand and generally accommodative monetary policies
The consensus among economists is that the recently passed tax reform package is likely to provide a significant short- to intermediate-term boost to the economy
Despite bitter divisions in Washington, flashpoints in North Korea and Iran, and a devastating hurricane season, the US economy continues to churn ahead
The US economic expansion is now eight years old, and is the third-longest on record, trailing only the expansions of the 1960s and 1990s.