Economic Indicators


Updated: October 27, 2017

Quarterly commentary on the advance estimate of the Bureau of Economic Analysis’ GDP report.

Strong headline GDP growth number overstates economy’s strength: Actual trend unchanged and price inflation remains extraordinarily weak | 12:31 pm, October 27, 2017
The Bureau of Economic Analysis reported today that U.S. gross domestic product (GDP—the broadest measure of economic activity) grew at an annualized rate of 3.0 percent in the third quarter of this year, roughly on par with the 3.1 percent growth rate in the previous quarter.

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