US Economy

Even after five years of crisis, recession — some even say depression — this US economy is still the largest in the world.

It has enormous influence over the direction of financial markets and your investments. But will its trillion dollars in government debt prove the end of the Empire? Or can resurgent industries like technology and energy put America back on the front foot?

We’ll leave it to you to make up your own mind after reading from this diverse group of analysts.

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