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Just how strong are those fundamentals?

Aug 27, 2015
Even though the markets are roiled, the U.S. economy is solid. Right?
Posted In: stock market, GDP, U.S. economy
Though the U.S. economy grew in the second quarter, annual growth rates from previous years are down from their initial reported numbers due to seasonality adjustments.

'Tis the season to review winter's GDP

Jul 30, 2015
Turns out the economy grew instead of shrinking.
Posted In: GDP, economic growth, seasonality
Members of the Greek Communist Party wave flags during an anti-austerity rally at Syntagma Square on Friday in Athens, Greece. The Greek government offered a series of measures this week, including multiple tax increases, to persuade its creditors to rele

Weekly Wrap: GDP and Greece

Jun 26, 2015
Catherine Rampell and Felix Salmon join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: greekcrisis, GDP, Greece, Eurozone

Video: 'Game of Thrones,' Facebook and the GDP Explained

May 29, 2015
What's Gross Domestic Product? It’s like if Westeros from 'Game of Thrones' had a Facebook page. Get it? You will.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, GDP, Facebook, Game of Thrones
The Federal Reserve building

Weekly wrap: GDP, the Federal Reserve and Greece

May 1, 2015
Sudeep Reddy and Catherine Rampell join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Greece, Federal Reserve, GDP
According to the Federal Reserve Bank, growth of the U.S. gross domestic product - the value of goods and services produced in the U.S. - has slowed for the first quarter of 2015.

GDP suffers what's becoming a seasonal slowdown

Apr 29, 2015
Q1 GDP growth is slower than the rest of the year, again, and lower than expected.
Posted In: GDP, Economy, algorithms, weather

China's growing at (just) 7 percent

Apr 15, 2015
The world's fastest-growing economy is pumping the brakes.
Posted In: China, GDP, China growth, economic growth

A look at the "Social Progress Index"

Apr 9, 2015
Re-imagining how we answer the question: How are we doing as a country?
Posted In: GDP, social progress
Digital screen displays China's stock market prices.

Shanghai's mayor shifts focus away from GDP

Jan 26, 2015
For decades, GDP growth has been an "obsession" for China's government. No more.
Posted In: China, GDP, China growth
People walk past restaurants illuminated at dusk as the Tsutenkaku tower, center, stands in the Shinsekai shopping district of Osaka, Japan. The country is trying to find ways to stimulate its economy.

A setback for Japan's 'Abenomics'

Nov 17, 2014
A hefty increase in Japan's sales tax is blamed for causing a recession.
Posted In: Japan, GDP, Taxes, economy stimulus

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