Top Forecaster Shapiro Sees Lethargic U.S. Growth

Dec. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Joshua Shapiro, chief U.S. economist at Maria Fiorini Ramirez Inc., talks about the outlook for the U.S. economy and so-called fiscal cliff. Shapiro is the top U.S. economic forecaster for the two-year period ended on Sept. 30, according to data compiled for the annual Bloomberg Markets magazine's ranking of global forecasters. He speaks with Betty Liu on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Little-Changed at 234,000
48:07 - Bob Miller, portfolio manager at BlackRock's Total Return Fund, and Ebrahim Rahbari, managing director of global economics at Citigroup, discuss weekly jobless claims and the latest U.S. economic data on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." (Source: Bloomberg)
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