Supplier Diversity & Small Business Economic Report Episode 18: End of the Year Government Shutdown

This week on the Economic Report, we discuss:

Partial government shutdown compounds risks for US economy
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/economy/partial-government-shutdown-compounds-risks-for-us-economy

Consumers Increasingly Prop Up a U.S. Economy That’s Set to Slow Down
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-21/consumers-increasingly-prop-up-a-u-s-economy-that-s-set-to-slow

China’s state planner head says to boost support for economy
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-economy/chinas-state-planner-head-says-to-boost-support-for-economy-idUSKCN1OL0F8

The Dow Had Its Worst Week in 10 Years. Here’s How the Grinch Stole the ‘Santa Claus Rally’
http://fortune.com/2018/12/21/dow-worst-week-10-years-santa-claus-rally/

The Economy’s Numbers For 2018 Are Good. But The Data For December Is Bad
https://www.npr.org/2018/12/22/679448592/the-economys-numbers-for-2018-are-good-but-the-data-for-december-is-bad