Time Clock, Mar. 3, 1958

SLUMP WILL END by fourth quarter of 1958, predicts Leon Keyserling, onetime chairman of President Truman's Council of Economic Advisers. Keyserling expects economic activity for final quarter to run 3½% faster than 1957 pace, and this year's gross national product to hit $437.7 billion v. last year's $433.9 billion, with large gains in personal-consumption expenditures (up $3.6 billion) and U.S. Government buying (up $1.6 billion).

FHA-BACKED MORTGAGES, which found few takers only several months ago, are coming back into favor. Among the reasons: rise in home building and general loosening of mortgage money,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!