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Unformatted text preview: lic education. • On a trade-weighted basis, the dollar’s decline
will continue to benefit exports and slow growth
of the trade deficit.
• Federal spending will decrease, but the federal
deficit will remain in excess of $1 trillion.
• The November 2012 election will result in
political gridlock for most of the year. • The foreclosure situation will continue to
improve in Colorado. Housing prices will
remain soft, which will hold back new residential construction, as well as labor mobility. • Colorado will remain a popular place to live,
with projected population growth above 1.5%.
• The state’s unemployment rate will improve
faster than the nation’s.
While the road to global economic recovery has
many hurdles, Colorado remains positioned for
strategic economic growth, leveraging economic
diversity that ranges from natural resources to
high-tech industry clusters. Targeted economic
development will yield new companies and businesses in expansion that will drive employment
growth looking forward. And Colorado’s unique
quality of life will...
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