Chicago Fed's Moskow says US economy 'solid'

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Michael Moskow said in an interview Monday 4 December that the U.S. economy is still "solid" and poised to approach 3 percent growth next year.

"We would expect some monthly ups and downs in the data, but when you look at the broad trend of the economy, there's a lot of strength there," Moskow said in an interview on CNBC.com.

In the interview Moskow cited strength in employment, productivity and incomes and growth outside the U.S. that should aid expor