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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 4th Quarter 2017 GDP Growth To Be 2.54%
In their first (and preliminary) estimate of the US GDP for the fourth quarter of 2017, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) reported that the US economy was growing at a +2.54% annual rate, down -0.62% from the prior quarter.
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BEA Revises 3rd Quarter 2017 GDP Growth Down Slightly To 3.16%
In their third and final estimate of the US GDP for the third quarter of 2017, the BEA reported that the US economy was growing at a +3.16% annual rate, down -0.14% from the previous estimate and up +0.10% from the prior quarter.
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BEA Revises 3rd Quarter 2017 GDP Growth Upward To 3.30%
In their second 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 +3.30% annual rate, up +0.32% from the previous estimate and up +0.24% from the prior quarter.
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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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