U.S.: So Far, The Economy Is Riding Out A Bumpy October

Risks remain, but growth is stronger now than it was three months ago

All of a sudden, the U.S. economy is dealing with some October surprises. Unexpected worries about the Mideast, oil uncertainties, and another round of stock market weakness flared up just as baseball headed toward the World Series. Luckily, the economy's risks have subsided somewhat, especially regarding oil, although stock market weakness remains a key threat.

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