FAS COMMENTARY AND NEWS

The US economy grew at an annual rate of 3% in the third quarter of 2017, according to the advance estimate released by the US Department of Commerce at the end of October. After a 3.1% increase in the second quarter of 2017 this...

It may be starting to look a like redundant as we cover the market’s record highs and significant milestones in our quarterly newsletter, but that is exactly what we saw again in the third quarter of 2017. It is evident that geopolitical banter, missile tests,...

Second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 3%, according to the second estimate in a report released in late August by the US Department of Commerce. This is a significant increase from Q1 in which GDP grew by 1.2%...

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 2.6% in Q2 2017, according to the advance estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Although coming in slightly lower than expected (2.7%), this is a significant increase from Q1 GDP growth which increased at...

Gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 1.2% in the first quarter of 2017, according to the second estimate from the US Department of Commerce last week. This was an increase form the advance estimate released at the end of April in...

Gross domestic product (GDP) grew at a rate of 0.7% in the first quarter of 2017 according to the advance estimate released by US Department of Commerce. This is down fairly significantly compared to the fourth quarter of 2016 in which GDP grew by 2.1%....