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There are reasons to take a weak gross domestic product report with a big grain of salt.
Some say the economy could get a boost in the fall, even with potential threats looming.
Wendy Edelberg from Brookings evaluates what the Republican and Democratic relief proposals could mean for GDP.
The number is going to be “annualized.”
The timing of the decision took lawmakers by surprise. One called the move "sinister."
Last year, the U.S. economy grew at an annualized rate of 2.9 per cent — a pretty respectable number, and a likely product of the 2017 tax overhaul. But as the “sugar-high” from those tax cuts wanes, what will the effects of sub-3 percent growth rates mean for the U.S. economy in the long run? Click […]
Economist Marc Levinson says governments can't do much to increase productivity, despite what you've heard.
Is it pent-up demand or confidence in the economy? Either way, it's surprising.
But why? Do we put too much emphasis on GDP when evaluating economic health?