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US GDP Grows at 5 Percent in Q3 2014, Best of the Recovery

The US economy grew at a 5 percent annual rate in Q3 2014, the fastest rate of the recovery, according to the third estimate released yesterday by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. That is an upward revision from the 3.9 percent of the second estimate. Show More Summary

Exposing The Deception: How The US Economy "Grew" By $140 Billion In Q3 Due To Data Revisions

This is simply stunning. Regular readers will recall that last month, at the same time as the US Bureau of Economic Analysis reported was a far better than expected 3.9% GDP (since revised to 5.0% on the back of the previously notedShow More Summary

Personal Income increased 0.4% in November, Spending increased 0.6%

The BEA released the Personal Income and Outlays report for November: Personal income increased $54.4 billion, or 0.4 percent... in November, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased...Show More Summary

Trade Deficit mostly unchanged in October at $43.4 Billion

Earlier the Department of Commerce reported:The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $43.4 billion in October, down $0.2 billion from $43.6 billion in September, revised. Show More Summary

U.S. Trade Deficit Edged Marginally Lower in October

The Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Census Bureau said that the U.S. trade deficit edged marginally lower, down fromRead the Rest...

Personal Income and Spending Both Rose 0.2 Percent in October

The Bureau of Economic Analysis said that personal spending rose 0.2 percent in October, an improvement from being flat inRead the Rest...

The Answer Why US GDP Surged Q3: Because Americans Are Suddenly $80 Billion Poorer

The final major datapoint of the day was the Consumer Income and Spending data from the US Dept of Commerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis, the same outfit that yesterday shocked everyone with just how much better US GDP was. Well, today, we learned just where the offset came from. Show More Summary

Personal Income increased 0.2% in October, Spending increased 0.2%

The BEA released the Personal Income and Outlays report for October: Personal income increased $32.9 billion, or 0.2 percent... in October, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased...Show More Summary

"Failed" Bund Auction At Record Low Yield And All Other Key Overnight Events

While there has been no global economic outlook cut today, or no further pre-revision hints of "decoupling" by the apartchiks at the US Bureau of Economic Analysis, both European and US equities are pointing at a higher open, because...Show More Summary

Q3 GDP Revised Up

The second reading of Q3 GDP was released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis this morning and it was a notably stronger than expected reading. Wall Street economists were looking for a revision downward from 3.5% quarter-over-quarter seasonally-adjusted annual rate (SAAR) growth in the initial reading from one month ago to 3.3% QoQ SAAR. Show More Summary

Real GDP Revised Higher, with Economy Growing 3.9 Percent in the Third Quarter

The Bureau of Economic Analysis revised its third quarter real GDP figure higher, with the U.S. economy growing an annualizedRead the Rest...

Legal Services Sector Shrank 2.9% in 2013

Matt Leichter, Commerce Dept.: Legal Services Sector Contracts (Again) in 2013: Earlier this month the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) updated its GDP by industry data. The chief finding for law-watchers is that in 2013 the legal services industry shrank by 2.9 percent. Ouch. The legal services industry...

Manufacturers Added 0.81 Percentage Points to Real GDP Growth in the Second Quarter

The Bureau of Economic Analysis said that manufacturers added 0.81 percentage points to real GDP growth in the second quarter.Read the Rest...

U.S. Trade Deficit Widened Somewhat in September on Reduced Exports

The Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Census Bureau said that the U.S. trade deficit widened somewhat, up from $39.99Read the Rest...

Personal Spending Was Cautious in the Third Quarter, with Declines in September

The Bureau of Economic Analysis said that personal spending declined 0.2 percent in September, somewhat offsetting the 0.5 percent gainRead the Rest...

BEA: Personal Income increased 0.2% in September, Core PCE prices up 1.5% year-over-year

The BEA released the Personal Income and Outlays report for September: Personal income increased $22.7 billion, or 0.2 percent... in September, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) decreased...Show More Summary

GDP Up 3.5%, Best 6-Month Span in 10 Years

The nation's economic output rose at a healthy 3.5 percent annual rate in the third quarter, according to the advance estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. After an even faster pace of growth in the spring (4.6 percent),...Show More Summary

3.5 percent third-quarter growth in GDP exceeds economists' consensus

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Growth of real (inflation-adjusted) U.S. gross domestic product for the third quarter outpaced the consensus of analysts. The Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis announced Thursday that, on a seasonally adjusted, annualized...Show More Summary

Advance Q3 GDP Beats Expectation

Going in to this morning's Advance (the first of three) GDP report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, Wall Street economists were expecting a 3.0% quarter-over-quarter, seasonally adjusted annual rate of growth. The report printed higher than that, registering a 3.5% increase in the third quarter. Show More Summary

US Economy Grows at 3.5 Percent in Q3 2014 for Best Six-Month Run of Recovery

The Bureau of Economic Analysis reported today that US GDP grew at a 3.5 percent annual rate in the third quarter of 2014. Combined with the strong 4.6 percent showing in Q2, the six-month average of 4.05 percent is the best half-year performance of the recovery. Show More Summary

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