Tag: business investment

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Third-quarter GDP left at 2.1% — stronger consumer spending offset by weaker business investment

December 20, 2019

Via: Market Watch

The numbers: The pace of growth in the U.S. economy was left at 2.1% in the third quarter, as strong consumer spending was offset by weaker business investment in inventories, in the final estimate from the Commerce Department on Friday. […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Strong consumer spending vs. weak business investment: What really matters for the US economy

July 26, 2019


U.S. consumer spending, the biggest part of the economy, saved the day for the record-long expansion, but a big decline in business investments raised concerns about how much longer it can last. Personal consumption expenditures rose 4.3% in the second […]

Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Bloomberg: 2016 Business Investment Expected to Stall

June 6, 2016

Via: ABF Journal

Bloomberg reported, citing a survey of forecasters from the National Association for Business Economics, economic growth will fall in 2016 to its slowest pace in four years due to uncertainty about the presidential election. Read More on ABF Journal