Businesses should invest now: US economist

Mar 28, 2014 | 11:35 AM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  Copper & Brass Servicenter Association, CBSA, Alan Beaulieu, copper, brass, Daniel Fitzgerald

LAS VEGAS — Metal business owners should ignore negative depictions of the current U.S. economy and expand their operations while the economy is still growing, Copper and Brass Servicenter Association (CBSA) head economist Alan Beaulieu said March 27.

Brass and copper business owners should invest in their business before an expected recession in 2019, Beaulieu told delegates at the CBSA Convention in Las Vegas.

“The United States is not in recovery. I really get annoyed when I hear officials use the word ‘recovery.’ We’re seeing record high levels of (gross domestic product), record high levels of industrial production; this is growth. ... The United States is in a really good place right now,” he said.....

Latest Pricing Trends


Are you stocking more inventory today than 18 months ago?


View previous results