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GDP Growth Slows in the First Quarter – Futures Trading, Commodity Trading, Futures Brokers, Economic news

GDP slowed to a 1.8% annualized pace in the first quarter of 2011; this comes after the 4th quarter 3.1% rise in 2010.   Analysts state that this quarters slowing largely due to an increase in imported good, a decline in consumer consumption, a decrease in FED. government spending and a slowing in nonresidential fixed… read more

First (1st) Quarter GDP April 28, 2011 – Economic News, Trading news, Futures Trading, Commodity Trading, Futures Trading News

First Quarter GDP showed to be on 1.8% annualized pace; this comes after a 3.1% 4th quarter last year.  The expectation for the first quarter was a median projection of 2.0%. Obviously, this is was a disappointing number.   Prior Consensus Consensus Range Actual Real GDP – Q/Q change – SAAR 3.1 % 2.0 % 1.5 % to 3.0 % 1.8 % GDP price… read more

Economic Calendar for April 28, 2011 – Futures Trading, Trading News, Futures Trading News, Commodity Trading News

GDP 8:30 AM ET Jobless Claims 8:30 AM ET Elizabeth Duke Speaks 8:30 AM ET Pending Home Sales Index 10:00 AM ET EIA Natural Gas Report 10:30 AM ET 3-Month Bill Announcement 11:00 AM ET 6-Month Bill Announcement 11:00 AM ET 52-Week Bill Announcement 11:00 AM ET Dennis Lockhart Speaks 12:40 PM ET 7-Yr Note Auction 1:00 PM ET Fed Balance Sheet 4:30 PM ET Money… read more

3rd Quarter GDP Higher Than Expected – Futures Trading News

WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (Reuters) – U.S. economic growth was a touch higher than previously estimated in the third quarter, but below expectations as a rise in the pace of inventory accumulation was offset by downward revisions to consumer spending, a government report showed on Wednesday. Gross domestic product growth was revised up to an annualized… read more

GDP (4thQuarter 2009) – March 26, 2010

NEW YORK, March 26 (Reuters) – The U.S. economy grew at a slightly less brisk pace than previously estimated in the fourth quarter, while corporate profits slowed sharply from the previous quarter, government data showed on Friday. KEY POINTS: * Gross domestic product expanded at a 5.6 percent annual rate, the Commerce Department said in… read more