Tag: GDP growth

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

US retail sales rose less than expected 0.2% in November

December 13, 2019


U.S. retail sales increased less than expected in November as Americans cut back on discretionary spending, which could see economists dialing back economic growth forecasts for the fourth quarter. The Commerce Department said on Friday retail sales rose 0.2% last […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

US third-quarter GDP growth unrevised at 3.5%

November 28, 2018


The U.S. economy slowed in the third quarter as previously reported, but the pace was likely strong enough to keep growth on track to hit the Trump administration’s 3 percent target this year. Gross domestic product increased at a 3.5 […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

US Economy Starts Second Quarter on Solid Footing

May 17, 2018


Encouraging data on U.S. consumers and businesses suggest that GDP growth is on pace for a rebound in Q2 after a shaky and quirky Q1. Continued optimism among consumers, solid job growth, and low unemployment form the basis of our […]