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Durable Goods Orders Rose 0.8 percent in November

New orders for manufactured durable goods increased 0.8 percent in November to $250.8 billion, following two consecutive monthly decreases including a 4.3 percent decrease in October, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Transportation equipment drove the increase, rising 2.9 percent to $87.0 billion over the month. New orders, excluding the transportation sector, decreased 0.3 percent. Excluding defense, new orders decreased ...

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Third Quarter GDP Third Estimate Revised Down to 3.4 percent

Real GDP grew at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 3.4 percent during the third quarter of 2018, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis’s third estimate, revised down from the “second” estimate. Personal Consumption and Expenditures (PCE) and exports were revised down, and private inventory investment was revised up. The general picture of economic growth remained the same. Real ...

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Third Quarter GDP Second Estimate Unchanged at 3.5 percent

Real GDP grew at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 3.5 percent during the third quarter of 2018, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis’s second estimate, unchanged from the “advance” estimate. The general picture of economic growth remained the same. There were slight revisions to some components, including downward revisions to personal consumption and government expenditures, which were offset ...

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Third Quarter GDP Grew 3.5 percent

Real GDP grew at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 3.5 percent during the third quarter of 2018, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis’s “advance” estimate, down from 4.2 percent in the second quarter. The growth in real GDP reflected positive contributions from personal consumption expenditures, inventories, nonresidential fixed investment, federal government spending, and state and local government spending ...

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Second Quarter GDP Third Estimate Unchanged at 4.2 percent

Real GDP grew at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.2 percent during the second quarter of 2018, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis’s third estimate, unchanged from the “second” estimate. The general picture of economic growth remained the same. A downward revision to private inventory investment was offset by small upward revisions to most other GDP components. Read ...

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Second Quarter GDP Revised Up to 4.2 percent

Real GDP grew at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.2 percent during the second quarter of 2018, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis’s second estimate, up from 4.1 percent in the “advance” estimated. The general picture of economic growth remained the same. The percent change primarily reflected an upward revision to fixed investment and net exports, slightly offset ...

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Second Quarter GDP Grew 4.1 percent

Real GDP grew at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.1 percent during the second quarter of 2018, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis’s “advance” estimate, up from 2.2 percent in the first quarter.

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First Quarter GDP Revised from 2.2 to 2.0 percent

Real GDP grew at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 2.0 percent during the first quarter of 2018, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis’s second estimate, down from 2.2 percent in the “second” estimate. The general picture of economic growth remained the same. The percent change primarily reflected a downward revision to private inventory investment, PCE and exports. The ...

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First Quarter GDP Revised from 2.3% to 2.2%

Real GDP grew at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 2.2% during the first quarter of 2018, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis’s second estimate, down from 2.3% in the “advance” estimate. The general picture of economic growth remained the same. The percent change primarily reflected a downward revision to private inventory investment and residential fixed investment. Personal consumption ...

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