NABE forecasters predict strong economic growth, ongoing recovery in 2021

May 24, 2021
The economists say they expect employment to recover and that recent price spikes for some consumer goods should moderate.
The economists surveyed also expect increases in inflation to be short-lived.
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GDP grows at fastest rate since Reagan era, but there's still pain

Apr 29, 2021
Economists expect the U.S. to surpass the GDP we’d have seen if COVID-19 hadn’t happened. But many still wait for jobs to come back.
Even as the U.S.' GDP improves, it'll take a while for that to have an impact of jobseekers, if it ever does.
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U.S. GDP grew 6.4% in first quarter

Apr 29, 2021
Economic growth in the current April-June period is expected to be faster still.
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Infrastructure plan has positives and negatives for GDP

Apr 8, 2021
Infrastructure adds to gross domestic product, but interest rates can take away from it.
Pro? Getting actual infrastructure. Con? Taxes, for one.
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IMF projects 6% global growth, driven in part by U.S. GDP growth

Apr 6, 2021
Financial stimulus policies are driving economic growth, but not all economies are recovering at the same speed.
The IMF is projecting 6.4% growth in the U.S. in 2021 and 3.5% growth in 2022.
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GDP jumped 33%, but how about that output gap?

Oct 29, 2020
The growth is good, but it'll be a while before the U.S. economy is back to where it was before COVID-19 happened.
Cargo containers are stacked on a ship docked at the Port of Oakland in California. Economic output in the United States hasn't caught up yet to pre-pandemic levels.
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U.S. economy rebounded to grow at record 33% annual rate last quarter

Oct 29, 2020
Yet the recovery from the deepest recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s remains far from complete.
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Keep this in mind when you read Thursday’s GDP report

Oct 28, 2020
The number is going to be “annualized.”
The third-quarter GDP report is expected to show record-breaking growth, but that's not the whole story.
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