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US: GDP Nuggets

Macroeconomics
66 Views, 01 Sep 2017 18:49
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The revised Q2 GDP data contain a number of interesting and important features that may have flown under investors' radar and, more broadly, offers a key window on the US economy. Here are our top-10 nuggets.

1) The second estimate of GDP contains the first estimate of real GDI; an alternative gauge of headline activity drawn from the income side of the national accounts rather than the expenditure side. There is considerable evidence that real GDI is a more reliable indicator than real GDP.

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