What's New in the Third Edition? xvii Preface xxi Chapter 1: The Lock-Up 1 Chapter 2: A Beginner's Guide: Understanding the Lingo 19 Chapter 3: The Most Influential U.S. Economic Indicators 31 Chapter 4: International Economic Indicators: Why Are They So Important? 361 Chapter 5: Best Web Sites for U.S. Economic Indicators 429 Chapter 6: Best Web Sites for International Economic Indicators 439 Index 447
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Bernard Baumohl, Chief Global Economist at The Economic Outlook Group, oversees its forecasts of economic trends and geopolitical risks. He also conducts seminars on how corporate leaders and investors can use forward-looking economic indicators to stay ahead of the business cycle. He has lectured on economics at New York University, Duke University, and the New York Institute of Finance. Baumohl was also an award-winning TIME magazine economics reporter who covered Wall Street, the Federal Reserve, and the White House. As an economist for European American Bank, he conducted research on the global economy. He also served as an analyst with the Council on Foreign Relations. Baumohl has a Master's degree in international affairs and economics from Columbia University.