Remarks to Reporters on the Nation's Economy
I have a brief statement here to read. And I want to warn you now; I cannot take any questions, because already we're pressing our appointment at the hospital, there, for the checkup. So, I will have to go. And besides, you all ought to get in out of the cold.
we've had some more good news on the economic front today. As I've been saying
all along, the fundamentals in the
Much of the improvement came from our manufacturing sector, again indicating that our competitive position in the world is steadily improving. This news has had a positive impact in the financial markets around the world, but we should not pay undue attention to any one month's trade numbers. The real significance is that over the past 61 months a trend for the American economy has been sustained growth with low inflation, and today's signs indicate that it will continue well into the future.
And thank you all, and we're on our way.
Note: The President
spoke at at the South Portico of the White House prior to his