Oct
30

Good GDP

dogshakingcover The US economy easily shook off the effects of recent hurricanes and GDP in 17Q3 rose by 3% following a 3.1% rise in 17Q2, the best two-quarter performance since mid-2014. That said, Y-o-Y GDP growth is still just 2.3% and inflation remained weak, with the Fed’s preferred measure rising at a rate of just 1.5% in the quarter, while core inflation was up just 1.3%. Good news but no champagne.

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