Economic Growth Will Exceed 4% in 2021

The U.S. economy will grow 4.3% this year economists forecast in a Wall Street Journal survey (Wall Street Journal)

Economists raised their growth prediction for 2021 U.S. gross domestic product in the January survey, saying vaccinations and the prospect of additional financial relief from Washington for individuals and businesses brightened economic prospects. The latest 2021 growth prediction, measured from the fourth quarter of the prior year, was a sharp increase from the 3.7% growth forecast for 2021 in last month’s survey.