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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 Estimates 3rd Quarter 2017 GDP Growth At 2.98%
In their first (or "preliminary") estimate of the US GDP for the third quarter of 2017, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that the US economy was growing at a +2.98% annual rate, down -0.08% from the prior quarter.
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BEA Revises 2nd Quarter 2017 GDP Growth Slightly Upward To 3.06%
In today's report, the BEA's "bottom line" (their "Real Final Sales of Domestic Product", which excludes inventories) was revised downward to +2.94%, still up +0.24% from the prior quarter.
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BEA Revises 2nd Quarter 2017 GDP Growth Upward To 3.04% - Wednesday, August 30
In their second estimate of the US GDP for the second quarter of 2017, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that the US economy was growing at a +3.04% annual rate, up +0.48% from their previous estimate and up +1.80% from the prior quarter.
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BEA Estimates 2nd Quarter 2017 GDP Growth At 2.56% - Friday, July 28
In their first (preliminary) estimate of the US GDP for the second quarter of 2017, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) reported that the US economy was growing at a +2.56% annual rate, up +1.14% from a downward revised first quarter.
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BEA Revises 1st Quarter 2017 GDP Growth Upward To 1.42% - Thursday, June 29
The BEA revised the growth of the US economy upward to a +1.42% annual rate, up +0.26% from their previous estimate for the first quarter but still down over a half percent (-0.66%) from the +2.08% reported for the fourth quarter of 2016.
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BEA Revises 1st Quarter 2017 GDP Growth Upward To 1.16% - Friday, May 26
The BEA revised the growth of the US economy upward to a +1.16% annual rate, up +0.47% from their previous estimate for the first quarter but still down nearly a percent (-0.92%) from the +2.08% reported for the fourth quarter of 2016.
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