Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Pop a cork 

The National Association of Business Economists Economic Outlook says happy days are here again.
�The so-called 'soft patch' is receding into the background, providing a strong backdrop to the holiday selling season ,� said Carl Tannenbaum , Chair of the NABE Outlook Survey committee and Chief Economist at LaSalle Bank in Chicago. Tannenbaum added, �Our panel expects the new year to bring us the gifts of lower oil prices, lower unemployment, and continued expansion.�
Other notes from the survey: