It feels like a fog of stagnation has socked in the U.S. economy for the past few years. No one is ready to say we have slipped into a recession, and economists are already seeing signs that things should start to improve in the second half of this year or next year. But business is shuffling along at a frustratingly slow pace. What makes folks particularly uneasy in this era of stagnation is that they have to wrestle with these less-than-spectacular economic conditions while at
Times & Trends: The New Normal
This business era may not ever be fondly remembered as the Good Old Days, but the next few years should be very interesting.