Data Round-Up: Real Final Sales Post Biggest Gain in Almost Four Years

posted by Michael Lewis on October 30, 2014

Found in US, categorized in Growth Outlook and Business Cycle

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A pre-Halloween treat. Yesterday, the FOMC said that the economy was in reasonable shape and that labor markets had registered “substantial improvement.” Today’s data argue that they were understating the case.


FMI’s analyses of this morning’s Advance Report of 14Q3 GDP and the latest Weekly UI Claims & Rail Traffic results.

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Mike Lewis founded Free Market Inc. (FMI) in 1982 as a full-service economic consulting firm, providing insights and in-depth data analysis primarily for institutional money managers and corporate planning directors.

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