Data Round-Up: Advance Indicators Point to Soft 17Q1 Real GDP, Surveys Show Rebound Ahead

posted by Michael Lewis on March 28, 2017

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Advance Indicators were a mixed bag, suggesting the trade sector will be somewhat less of a drag on 17Q1 real GDP, while the non-farm inventory change becomes a more significant negative factor. Overall, FMI is tracking about +1.5% real GDP growth in 17Q1


FMI’s analyses of today’s February Advance Indicators (Goods-Trade, Retail & Wholesale Inventories), January S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index and the Conference Board’s March Consumer Confidence Index, plus notes on today's March Richmond & Dallas Fed regional surveys.

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