Third Estimate 3Q2012 GDP Lifts GDP to 3.1%

Written by Steven Hansen and Doug Short The third estimate of third quarter 2012 Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is 3.1%. 3Q2011 GDP was 1.3%, 4Q2011 GDP was 4.1%, and 1Q2012 GDP was 2.0%, and 2Q2012 GDP was 1.3% 3Q2012 GDP was 2.0% (advance estimate), 2.7% (second estimate), and now is 3.1% (third estimate) The …

Second Estimate 3Q2012 GDP Improved Because of Inventory Growth

Written by Steven Hansen and Doug Short The second estimate of third quarter 2012 Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is 2.7% – up from the advanced estimate of 2.0%. 3Q2011 GDP was 1.3%, 4Q2011 GDP was 4.1%, and 1Q2012 GDP was 2.0%, and 2Q2012 GDP was 1.3% The market expected the second estimate 3Q2012 GDP …

Advance Estimate 3Q2012 GDP is 2.0%

Written by Steven Hansen and Doug Short The advance estimate of third quarter 2012 Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is 2.0% 3Q2011 GDP was 1.3%, 4Q2011 GDP was 4.1%, and 1Q2012 GDP was 2.0%, and 2Q2012 GDP was 1.3% The market expected the advance estimate 3Q2012 GDP from 0.9% to 1.9%.

Third Estimate 2Q2012 GDP Revised Down to 1.3%

Written by Steven Hansen and Doug Short The third estimate of first quarter 2012 Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been significantly revised down from 1.7% to 1.3%. The market expected the third estimate 2Q2012 GDP growth at 1.7%. GDP was much worse than expected – and the significant change in this estimate was inventory …

Second Estimate 2Q2012 GDP Up to 1.7% – Consumption Now Better

Written by Steven Hansen and Doug Short The second estimate of first quarter 2012 Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is 1.7% – revised up from the advance estimate published one month ago of 1.5%.  The market expected the second estimate 2Q2012 GDP growth at 1.6%. GDP came in better than expected – and the significant …