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Mastering the business challenges of 2019’s uncertain prospects

Posted by Debra D'Agostino on Jan 29, 2019 9:59:07 AM

As we settle into the new year, forecasters at Oxford Economics are optimistic about America’s prospects in 2019. Despite a global slowdown in GDP growth, the US will post the strongest gains of any G7 country. Unemployment is at a 50-year low, and real wages are on the rise. Yet with a rising federal funds rate, a dissipating fiscal stimulus and the risk of a renewed government shutdown—not to mention issues abroad, such as a no-deal Brexit and a trade war with China—companies will need to navigate some headwinds.

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Topics: Workforce, Global economy, 2019 outlook, US Prospect, digital business, data security, Business risk, skills, innovation, management

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