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ITR Experts Say: Outside the US, Clouds are Gathering - Are You Paying Attention?

Domestically speaking, it appears the economy couldn’t be much better. As measured by US Gross Domestic Product, it is larger than it has ever been and gaining steam.
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ITR Experts Say: Low Energy Costs are a Strategic Competitive Advantage for US Companies

There are many ways to define competitiveness. According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), competitiveness is “the set of institutions, policies and factors that determine the ...
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Director's Cut: Are Your Profits Following the Crowd?

The preponderance of leading indicators are suggesting increased likelihood that the US economy, as measured by US Industrial Production, will be on the back side of the ...
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ITR Experts Say: Tariffs Threaten Exports Across the Country

Unintended consequences remain the overarching theme of tariffs. We find that tariffs are almost always inflationary, as they raise the price of imported goods to protect often ...
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Is US Manufacturing Dead?

Is US manufacturing dead? Not exactly. Contrary to this often-repeated pronouncement, total US manufacturing production has more than doubled since the 1970s and is now close ...
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ITR Experts Say: The Economy and the Midterms

During the Q&A portion of our presentations, I and other ITR speakers invariably find ourselves being tugged toward the political sphere. Folks sometimes seem disappointed when ...
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