U.S. Economy Posts Surprise 3.2% GDP Gain
GDP got a boost in Q1 from a sharp decline in imports but economists warn that underlying spending and investment data point to slowing growth.
Consumer Spending Drops 0.5% in December
The biggest drop in spending since 2009 confirmed expectations that the economy will slow down further in the first three months of 2019.
U.S. Economic Growth Slows to 2.6% in Q4
“I think this is a slowing. I don’t think this is ‘we’re falling into an abyss," one economist says.
Economic Growth Estimate Stays Put at 3.5%
The latest GDP estimate for the third quarter confirms growth is slowing as the big boost from tax cuts starts to fade.
For Manufacturers, Skills Gap Keeps Widening
Modern technologies, the hot economy, and negative perceptions of the manufacturing industry deepen a skills gap that jeopardizes manufacturers' business.
U.S. GDP Continues Hot Streak
The trade war was a drag on the U.S. economy last quarter, but tariffs may have boosted stockpiling of inventories.
Caution: Stocks Are Historically Overvalued
Investor relations professionals should prepare for what's eventually inevitable: a reversion to the mean for stock prices.
Low Probability of Recession in the Next 12 Months: S&P
"The coming months will continue to enjoy tailwinds from fiscal policy while monetary policy remains supportive of growth," says an S&P economist.
Quarterly GDP Growth Increases to 4.1%
Some economists say the rate will be difficult to sustain in the third quarter. Fed officials forecast yearlong GDP growth of under 3%.
U.S. GDP Growth Revised Upward to 3.3% for Q3
The economy grew at the fastest pace since the third quarter of 2014 and could be headed for a strong finish to the year.
US Economy Surges 3% Despite Hurricanes
The third-quarter GDP gain may bolster the case for an interest rate hike in December and complicate the debate over tax cuts.