WASHINGTON - Economists are continuing to trim their projections of the federal deficit for the current fiscal year as the delay in renewing funding for the Resolution Trust Corp.'s bailout of the savings and loan industry drags on.

Many economists now are forecasting a deficit in the $300 billion to $330 billion range for fiscal 1992, which ends Sept. 30, compared with earlier forecasts in the $360 billion to $400 billion range.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.