Is the Trump economy all that good?

Jun 2013
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Top Business Economists Predict U.S. Could Face Recession in 2020 Top Business Economists Predict U.S. Could Face Recession in 2020

And this was halfway through the 2018:

"The latest quarterly outlook by the National Association for Business Economists states that its panel of 45 economists believe that the nation’s gross domestic product will grow by 2.8% this year, a decrease from the panel’s prediction in March of 2.9% GDP growth, according to the Associated Press. "

and

"SUMMARY: “Results from the NABE December 2017 Outlook Survey show that panelists’ expectations are only slightly revised from those in the September 2017 Outlook Survey,” said NABE Vice President, Kevin Swift, CBE, chief economist, American Chemistry Council. “The panel’s median forecast for average annual real gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2017 is 2.2%, unchanged from the September survey, and is 2.5% for 2018, slightly higher than the previous forecast. "
 
Sep 2018
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And this was halfway through the 2018:

"The latest quarterly outlook by the National Association for Business Economists states that its panel of 45 economists believe that the nation’s gross domestic product will grow by 2.8% this year, a decrease from the panel’s prediction in March of 2.9% GDP growth, according to the Associated Press. "

and

"SUMMARY: “Results from the NABE December 2017 Outlook Survey show that panelists’ expectations are only slightly revised from those in the September 2017 Outlook Survey,” said NABE Vice President, Kevin Swift, CBE, chief economist, American Chemistry Council. “The panel’s median forecast for average annual real gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2017 is 2.2%, unchanged from the September survey, and is 2.5% for 2018, slightly higher than the previous forecast. "
they still predict it There's a 30% chance of a recession in 2020, Morgan Stanley says
 
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The coming crash is going to be a beaut. Consumer debt is not higher than it was before the 2008 crash and the incomes and wealth of the top 0.1% is much greater than it was before the 2008 crash. It's easy to see where the money is going.