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Rick Davis is President of Consumers Metrics Institute (CMI).  CMI revolutionizes ways in which economic data is collected and published, by moving the methodologies and technologies involved into the twenty-first century.  First, CMI moved as far 'up-stream' economically as ... more

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BEA Revision Revises 4th Quarter 2016 GDP Growth Upward To 2.08 - Thursday, March 30
In the prior quarter the BEA reported that the US GDP was growing at a 3.53% annualized rate. Now that growth has dropped by -1.45%. Final sales growth rate dropped quarter-to-quarter by nearly -2%.
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BEA Revision Revises 4th Quarter 2016 GDP Growth To 1.85% - Tuesday, Feb. 28
In their second estimate of the US GDP for the fourth quarter of 2016, BEA reported that the US economic growth rate was +1.85%, essentially unchanged from the +1.87% previously reported but down by nearly half (-1.68%) from the prior quarter.
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Inventories And Low Deflator Boost Low GDP Estimate
In their first (preliminary) estimate of the US GDP for the fourth quarter of 2016, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that the US economic growth rate was +1.87%, down by nearly half (-1.66%) from the prior quarter.
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BEA Revises 3rd Quarter 2016 GDP Upward To 3.53%
In their third and final estimate of the US GDP for the third quarter of 2016, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that the growth rate was +3.53%, up +0.38% from their previous estimate and up +2.11% from the prior quarter.
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BEA Estimates 3rd Quarter 2016 GDP Growth To Be 3.15%
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) reported that the growth rate was +3.15%, up +0.24% from their previous estimate and up +1.73% from the prior quarter.
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Inventories, Exports And Government Spending Boost GDP
Real annualized household disposable income was reported to have grown by $127 in this report, to an annualized $39,103 (in 2009 dollars). The household savings rate remained unchanged at 5.7%.
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