Fannie Mae Predicts 'Moderate Growth' in 2012
The U.S. economy is projected to grow 2.3 percent for the year, according to Fannie Mae’s Economics & Mortgage Market Analysis Group.
Growth will be affected by “fiscal policy issues and political economic uncertainty,” according to Fannie Mae.
The upcoming presidential election, the healthcare debate, and the sovereign debt crisis in the euro zone are three wild cards causing concern for Americans.
Recent improvements in employment have elevated consumers from their “summer rut,” and the housing market is showing some positive indicators, though movement is slow.