How to Profit From a Slowing U.S. Economy In the Second Half of 2010
July 19, 2010 at 06:00 AM EDT
As much as the architects of the U.S. stimulus might otherwise wish, it's becoming increasingly apparent that the U.S. economy won't be hot-rodding its way into a higher gear in the year's second half. At best, the U.S. economy will chug along in low gear - managing only minimal overall growth, while bouncing over economic speed bumps that exist in more than a few key sectors. At worst, the engine of economic recovery will sputter, or stall completely - leaving Americans stranded alongside the fiscal roadside, or to roll backward into a double-dip recession.