by Calculated Risk on 11/29/2017 08:34:00 AM
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 3.3 percent in the third quarter of 2017, according to the "second" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the second quarter, real GDP increased 3.1 percent.Here is a Comparison of Second and Advance Estimates. PCE growth was revised down from 2.4% to 2.3%. Residential investment was revised up slightly from -6.0% to -5.1%. This was at the consensus forecast.
The GDP estimate released today is based on more complete source data than were available for the "advance" estimate issued last month. In the advance estimate, the increase in real GDP was 3.0 percent. With this second estimate for the third quarter, the general picture of economic growth remains the same; nonresidential fixed investment, state and local government spending, and private inventory investment were revised up from the prior estimate ...
Posted by Calculated Risk on 11/29/2017 08:34:00 AM