The Good News About Bad Traffic

Is the growing workforce to blame for worsening traffic?

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Why Brexit Won’t Stop the Global Recovery

Will Brexit be a stumbling block for global growth?

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The Impact of Brexit

How will Brexit affect the UK’s role in the global economy?

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Corporate Finance for a Post-Brexit World

Financial policies for a lower growth, more uncertain environment.

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How Falling Gas Prices Fuel US Consumers

In 2015, gas prices in the US were 25 percent lower than they were the year prior—find out the impact that had on consumers’ spending habits.

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Time to Dump GDP?

Official GDP estimates may be weak, but the economy shows real strength. Is GDP still a credible measure of economic health?

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How Durable Is the Recovery?

Our Head Economist, Jim Glassman, explores the real reasons why the economic recovery has appeared so slow—and why it's here to stay.

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Decision-Maker’s Guide to Brexit

Use this checklist to help you successfully navigate uncertainty caused by the UK referendum—and potentially capitalize on new opportunities.

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When Will We See the Benefit of Low Oil Prices?

Commercial Banking's Head Economist, Jim Glassman, reveals when we can expect to feel the positive effects of low energy costs.

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Should We Be Worried About China's Economy?

Commercial Banking's Head Economist, Jim Glassman, explains why fears about China's economy may be misplaced.

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Measuring Local Consumer Commerce

A new report from the JPMorgan Chase Institute analyzes the growth of local consumer commerce across 15 metro areas. Find out what it means for your business.

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Why Are Bond Markets So Pessimistic?

Despite steady economic growth, the bond market appears to be playing defense. What's the true meaning behind today’s low bond yields?

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Is a New Recession on the Horizon?

Should we be concerned that the US economy is on the verge of another recession?

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Will the Tech Boom Create a Commercial Real Estate Bubble?

Does the tech boom have the durability to support new commercial construction, or are we about to see a replay of the first dotcom bubble?

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One Report Does Not Make a Trend

Was last month’s disappointing jobs report a sign of trouble for the American economy?

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Is Commercial Real Estate Past Its Prime?

As the recovery enters its eighth year and the Federal Reserve prepares to raise rates, can prices continue to rise?

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Are We at Risk of a New Recession?

The current period of economic expansion is the fourth-longest since 1850. Which begs the question: Is the US due for another recession?

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What’s Holding Housing Back?

The American economy is back on track—so why hasn’t new housing taken off? Find out why millennials may be to blame.

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3 Reasons US Businesses Should Be More Optimistic

Business leaders entered 2016 with some concern about the health of the economy—but looking at specific indicators may help paint a fuller picture of its true strength.

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The Economy Is Looking Up—So Why Is America Down?

The economy is returning to full strength. So why do many people seem to believe our best days are behind us?

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What’s the True State of Unemployment?

Despite strong job growth and record-low layoffs, the unemployment rate has plateaued. Is the labor market actually improving?

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Who Earns the Most in the Online Platform Economy?

Who earns the most from digital platforms like Uber and Airbnb?

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Will Wages Recover?

As a share of personal income, wages are down. Are workers being left behind by the new economy?

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Is the Economy Going Off the Rails?

Is declining rail traffic a sign of economic weakness?

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Has Productivity Paused?

If the economy is improving, why has productivity growth slowed?

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With Inflation, What You See Isn’t What You Get

Why do prices seem to be rising so much faster than core inflation?

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Guide to the Markets

Get the latest insights into the key economic themes that will be affecting the second quarter.

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How Healthy Is the Economy, Really?

What do two leading indicators—jobless claims and lending activity—tell us about the economy’s health?

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Is QE Skewing Bond Yields?

Is quantitative easing keeping bond yields artificially depressed? If so, what are the implications for future economic growth?

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Whose QE Was It, Anyway?

PROJECT SYNDICATE | Foreign central banks have overtaken the Federal Reserve in their ownership of US Treasurys. What are the implications for financial stability?

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When Will Oil Markets Stabilize?

With competing crosscurrents keeping petroleum markets volatile throughout 2016, when can we expect oil prices to recover?

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What GDP Doesn’t Cover

Do estimates of GDP miss the changing nature of work in the digital age?

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Consumer Spending: Is Your Community Slowing?

New research from the JPMorgan Chase Institute sheds light on how consumers are spending at the local level.

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The Current State of the Debt Capital Markets

The latest on debt capital market accessibility and the various factors impacting investor appetite.

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The Consumer Revival

The stock market’s slump is causing some to fear that we’re headed toward another recession. But the broader economy’s numbers tell a different story.

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Paychecks, Paydays and the Online Platform Economy

The JPMorgan Chase Institute’s newest report examines the impact of income volatility on Americans, as well as the growing popularity of online platforms like Uber and Airbnb.

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Should We Worry About the Stock Market?

Is recent stock market turmoil a sign of trouble looming for the recovery?

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Commercial Real Estate: Post-Rate Hike

FORBES | How will rising interest rates impact commercial real estate?

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Why Aren’t We Worrying About the Deficit?

Should we still be concerned about the nation’s long-term debt obligations?

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Why Forecasting Isn’t the Key to Inventory

FORBES | Why improving forecast accuracy isn't the solution to your inventory problem.

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The Ascent of Commercial Real Estate

The commercial real estate market is red hot right now—here's why it might be the right time to get in on the ground floor.

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The Implications of “Uberization”

What are the implications of technologies like Uber that allow for the commercialization of previously private assets?

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The Consequences of a Higher Minimum Wage

Could raising the minimum wage actually hurt workers?

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Is the Dollar Behind Oil’s Price Plunge?

What role have global currency markets played in oil’s prolonged slump?

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Why Aren’t Businesses Spending?

An apparent falloff in capital investment has some worried that businesses are losing confidence in the recovery—are they?

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Top 5 Up-and-Coming Real Estate Markets

FORBES | Austin, Dallas, Seattle, Chicago and Miami are five cities worth paying attention to—these emerging tech hubs are on the brink of a real estate boom.

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