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Economic Forecast

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Economic Forecast A recent look at the state economy indicates that four out of the five leading economc indicators are at the lowest points for the year and are predicted to stay that way for the rest of 2011. Housing also remains down in the state. Job growth continues to be sluggish and President Obama gives an important job speech Thursday night. Meanwhile, several European countries are in very serious financial trouble and that slows recovery here. UNC Charlotte economic professor, Dr. John Connaughton is back for his quarterly forecast and to discuss many of these topics. Guest Dr. John Connaughton - Director, Babson Capital / UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast. Professor, Economics Dept. UNC Charlotte Add and read comments