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Monetary policy has helped offset inflation but fiscal policy could reverse these gains
The US’s third-quarter GDP growth was surprisingly strong. What drove it?
Strong consumer spending drove pace of GDP expansion to biggest rise in nearly two years
Can the Federal Reserve bring down inflation without crashing the US economy?
Economy achieves stronger than expected expansion despite continuation of Fed’s rate-rising campaign
It is possible that the lived experience is worse than official employment and inflation data imply
Was QE4 an expensive nothingburger?
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GDP fell 0.9% on an annualised basis, according to official data
The recession should kill off the romantic idea that growth is a mixed blessing
Biden blames annualised 1.4% GDP drop on ‘technical factors’ and hails strong spending and investment
There is a disconnect between the size of the trade deficit and the apparent weakness of corporate investment
GDP rise of 6.9% exceeds expectations and cements best full-year gain since 1984 as pandemic recedes
Gross domestic product is a crude way to assess happiness, but those seeking to replace it may be wasting precious time
GDP grows at 2% annualised rate amid swell in Covid-19 cases and supply chain snarls
GDP advanced 6.5% on annualised basis as strong consumption was offset by lagging private investment
Annualised growth hits 6.4% as stimulus, vaccinations and easing of lockdowns boost recovery
Former treasury secretary criticises the scale of Biden’s fiscal policy and warns it could lead to overheating and wasted resources
GDP grew at an annualised rate of 4% in fourth quarter but full-year contraction is the worst in decades
GDP jump masks concerns recovery is slowing again as Covid surges and effects of fiscal stimulus fade
How the pandemic is affecting Trump and Biden's chances in America's swing states
Equities imply that economic activity will swiftly return to previous peaks
The Federal Reserve will be watching the labour market before pushing the panic button
Second estimate tops Wall Street forecasts and helps allay concerns about slowdown