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NWSOFA Fiscal and Economic Issues group ZOOM on October 16th

Arlington Heights, IL 60005
When: Monday, October 16, 7:00 PM

The NWSOFA Fiscal and Economic Issues group will meet on Monday, October 16th at 7 pm. The Zoom room will open by 6:50 pm. Come join us, catch up on this year's economic news and share your thoughts.

Mostly good news in recent economic data - it looks like we are heading for a soft landing:
- the debt ceiling increased until 2025
- nonfarm payrolls increased by 187,000 in August
- the unemployment rate was 3.8% in August, but it increased because more people entered the labor force
- The twelve month CPI has declined from 9.1% last June (2022) to 3.6% in August 2023. Twelve month PCE inflation was at 3.5% in August 2023
- First quarter Real GDP growth was revised up to 2.0%. Third estimate of second quarter real GDP was remained at 2.1%

David and Karl will be updating the fiscal and economic data over the next two weeks. Come discuss the current state of the US economy.

Bottom line is that the data through August show a slowly growing economy that is still strong. Potential headwinds include a future government shutdown, a UAW strike, and the resumption of student loan payments.

On Monday, October 16th, David and Karl will try to explain what this all means.

A draft of our September PowerPoint presentation can be found at

Videos of past meetings, including the August meeting, can be found at

Videos of our August's meeting are at and

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