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ELFF Releases Q2 2019 Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Snapshot

April 16, 2019, 07:11 AM

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has released the Q2 2019 Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Snapshot, an indispensable resource for industry participants to incorporate into executive briefings and presentations. The presentation slide deck summarizes the current conditions and projections for the U.S. economy and equipment finance industry with clear, easy-to-digest charts and short narratives of key trends.

Among the range of details in the new release:

  • The U.S. economy softened to a 2.2 percent annualized growth rate in Q4 2018, but posted strong 2.9 percent growth for the year.
  • Consumer spending and business investment were the major drivers of growth in Q4 2018.
  • Top economic headwinds include the softening Chinese economy, a slowing European economy and U.S. manufacturing weakness.
  • Robust wage growth and dovish Federal Reserve policy around interest rates are top economic tailwinds.

Prepared by Keybridge Research and updated quarterly, the snapshot is available for free download here.

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