Gross domestic product

President Donald Trump meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 27, 2018 - 2:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Trump's meeting with Germany's Angela Merkel (all times local): 2:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is calling on NATO allies to increase their defense spending. Trump's holding a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Trump's pressing European...
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FILE- In this March 7, 2018, file photo, a man standing on the bow of a Golden Gate Ferry takes a picture of a container ship as it heads toward the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco. On Wednesday, March 28, the Commerce Department issues its final estimate of how the U.S. economy performed in the October-December quarter. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
March 28, 2018 - 12:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 2.9 percent annual rate in the final three months of last year, a sharp upward revision that caps three quarters of the fastest growth in more than a decade. The Trump administration is hoping the economy will accelerate further this year, aided by...
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FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, a container ship waits to be unloaded at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. Economists project that the U.S. economy's rate of growth slowed in the last three months of 2017. On Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2017, the Commerce Department issues the second of three estimates of how the U.S. economy performed in the October-December quarter. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
February 28, 2018 - 11:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth was revised down slightly to a still-solid 2.5 percent annual rate in the final three months of last year, as business spent less on investment and restocking shelves than the government had previously estimated. The fourth quarter advance in the gross...
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In this Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, photo, workers build an apartment and retail complex in Nashville, Tenn. On Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, the Commerce Department issues the first estimate of how the U.S. economy performed in the October-December quarter. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
January 26, 2018 - 3:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a solid rate of 2.6 percent in the final three months of last year, helped by the fastest consumer spending since the spring of 2016 and a big rebound in home construction. The fourth quarter advance in the gross domestic product, the country's total...
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People are reflected on an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Shares were broadly higher in Asia on Thursday after a rally on Wall Street that took the Dow Jones industrial average to its first close above 26,000. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
January 18, 2018 - 1:44 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Thursday, with some indexes erasing earlier gains that had echoed a rally on Wall Street. Traders are awaiting the release of Chinese GDP figures later Thursday. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.4 percent to finish at 23,763.37. Australia's S...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel leads a cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 11, 2018 - 5:49 am
BERLIN (AP) — The German economy accelerated last year to grow by 2.2 percent, putting in its strongest performance for six years thanks primarily to increasing demand at home, official data showed Thursday. The figure released by the Federal Statistical Office was the strongest since 2011, when...
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December 21, 2017 - 8:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a 3.2 percent annual rate from July through September, slightly slower than previously estimated but still enough to give the country the best back-to-back quarterly growth rates in three years. The Commerce Department says the third quarter growth was...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, right, acknowledges President Donald Trump, as he speaks during a passage of the tax bill event on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
December 21, 2017 - 3:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — You wouldn't know it from President Donald Trump's rhetoric, but the tax overhaul coming into effect is heavily tilted to the rich. It also leaves "Obamacare" in place, despite his assertion that the tax plan repeals the health care law. Nothing about the plan provides the fuel to...
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A man takes a picture of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. Shares in Asia posted strong gains early Friday, tracking the upbeat session overnight on Wall Street. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index jumped 0.9 percent to 21,945.20 as the U.S. dollar strengthened against the yen, boosting exporters’ shares. Investors are watching for U.S. GDP data. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
October 27, 2017 - 4:25 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher on Friday after Japan's Nikkei 225 index jumped 1.2 percent as the U.S. dollar strengthened against the yen. Chinese markets were lifted by a report of higher corporate profits. Looking ahead, investors are watching for U.S. GDP data. KEEPING SCORE:...
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In this Thursday, May 4, 2017, photo, construction workers work on an apartment high rise in Miami. On Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, the Commerce Department issues the third and final estimate of how the U.S. economy performed in the April-June quarter. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
September 28, 2017 - 9:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at an upgraded annual rate of 3.1 percent in the spring, the fastest pace in more than two years. But growth is expected to slow sharply this quarter in the wake of a string of devastating hurricanes. The April-June expansion in the gross domestic product —...
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