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ITR Experts Say Retail

Consumer Holding Steady Amid ‘Tightness Twofer’
By ITR Economics on March 7, 2023

“Twofer Tuesday” was a radio gimmick. On Tuesdays, the classic rock station local to ITR Economics’ southern NH headquarters used to (still does?) entice listeners by playing two songs in a...

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Insights from Our CEO Budget Planning

Inflation Update: 3 Things to Know
By Brian Beaulieu on March 2, 2023

Our view toward where inflation is heading clearly indicates the Federal Reserve could stop raising the fed funds rate immediately if they wanted to despite the very low unemployment rate....

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How to Prepare Your Business for the 2024 Recession
By ITR Economics on February 27, 2023

After the Federal Reserve Board made increases to the federal funds rate last year in its bid to combat inflation, a macroeconomic recession we had forecast for mid-decade was pulled...

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ITR Experts Say Strategic Planning

A Sporting Chance
By ITR Economics on February 21, 2023

“You cannot change the wind, but you can adjust your sails.” If you have attended a keynote or webinar by ITR Economics, you have likely heard us say that. We are acknowledging that...

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Economic Storm Watch
By ITR Economics on February 17, 2023

The US economy has not contended with an inverted yield curve since 2006. You may recall how that worked out. The Great Recession of 2008–2009 ensued. 

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How Bad Will the 2024 Recession Be?
By ITR Economics on February 16, 2023

ITR Economics is forecasting that a macroeconomic recession will begin in late 2023 and persist throughout 2024. Business leaders recently had to lead their companies through the recession...

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