The July Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey was published on July 19, 2013. The headline is “Yellen Seen as Front-Runner for Top Fed Post.”
I found numerous items to be notable – although I don’t necessarily agree with them – both within the article and in the Q&A found in the spreadsheet.
As to the question (seen in the spreadsheet detail) “Please estimate on a scale of 0 to 100 the probability of a recession in the U.S. in the next 12 months,” the average was 13%.
The current average forecasts among economists polled include the following:
full-year 2013: 2.1%
full-year 2014: 2.8%
full-year 2015: 3.0%
December 2013: 7.3%
December 2014: 6.7%
December 2015: 6.2%
10-Year Treasury Yield:
December 2013: 2.70%
December 2014: 3.30%
December 2015: 3.82%
Please Note – The above is excerpted from the EconomicGreenfield.com (published by StratX, LLC) post of July 19, 2013, titled “The July 2013 Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Survey”
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