All Posts Tagged: consumer spending

U.S. Outlook: Strong consumer-led rebound in Q2 GDP anticipated

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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Robust real GDP growth above 4% is expected in the second quarter of this year, driven by a sharp rebound in real consumer spending.

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U.S. Outlook: Happy anniversary, Great Recession expansion!

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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The current economic expansion turned nine years old this month.

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U.S. Outlook: Behind the Q1 GDP headlines, and what it means for Q2

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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We were bracing for a soft Q1 GDP print this morning, primarily due to a sharp slowdown in real consumer spending in the first quarter.

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U.S. Outlook: Keeping next week’s Q1 GDP report in perspective

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
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Over the last three quarters, the U.S. economy and real GDP have been on a sprint, the latter rising at an annual average 3.06%.

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