Last November, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (BBA) was signed into law averting a United States default and deferring further discussion of U.S. debt and spending levels until after 2016’s presidential and congressional elections.
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When Mark Twain’s death was reported in the United States, he was alive and well in London. He responded to news accounts with a note saying, “The report of my death was an exaggeration.”
Last week’s jobs data suggest the same is true of reports that a recession is imminent in the United States. Barron’s explained: