Perspectives on the Recent Weakness in Investment
Posted: 16 Dec 2014
Date Written: May 21, 2014
After having been a relatively bright spot early in the recovery, nonresidential private fixed investment, which in this note we refer to as business fixed investment (BFI), increased at an average annual rate of only about 4 percent in 2012 and 2013, an unusually slow pace during an expansion.
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