Gross domestic product

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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In this Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, photo, Kathy Tringali, right, a recruiter for Big 5 Sporting Goods, talks to job seeker Jarrell Palmer during a job fair, in San Jose, Calif. On Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, the Commerce Department issues the second of three estimates of how the U.S. economy performed in the April-June quarter. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
August 30, 2017 - 8:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy rebounded sharply in the spring, growing at the fastest pace in more than two years amid brisk consumer spending on autos and other goods. The gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic health, grew at an annual rate of 3 percent in the April-June...
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August 15, 2017 - 3:13 am
BERLIN (AP) — The German economy, Europe's largest, continued its strong performance in the second quarter with gross domestic product growing 0.6 percent over the previous quarter. The Federal Statistics Office said Tuesday the GDP growth followed an upwardly revised 0.7 percent growth in the...
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August 03, 2017 - 7:26 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Bank of England's decision to keep interest rates at a record low (all times local): 12:25 p.m. The Bank of England has cut it forecasts for Britain's economy, saying it expects growth to remain "sluggish." The central bank cut its annual growth estimate for 2017 to...
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July 28, 2017 - 9:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy revved up this spring after a weak start to the year, fueled by a surge in consumer spending. But the growth spurt still fell short of the optimistic goals President Donald Trump hopes to achieve through tax cuts and regulatory relief. The Commerce Department said...
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In this Wednesday, March 29, 2017, photo, people walk near the Comcast Innovation and Technology Center under construction, middle, and the Comcast Center, center right, in Philadelphia. On Friday, April 28, 2017, the Commerce Department issues the first of three estimates of how the U.S. economy performed in the January-March quarter. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 28, 2017 - 9:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy turned in the weakest performance in three years in the January-March quarter as consumers sharply slowed their spending. The result repeats a pattern that has characterized the recovery: lackluster beginnings to the year. The gross domestic product, the total...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, file photo, washers and dryers appear on display for sale at a J.C. Penney store in Pittsburgh. Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods posted only a modest gain in March 2017 as a key category that tracks business investment plans remained weak. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
April 27, 2017 - 9:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods posted only a modest gain in March as a key category that tracks business investment plans remained weak. The Commerce Department says orders for durable goods rose a slight 0.7 percent in March, the weakest showing since a 0.9 percent...
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April 24, 2017 - 12:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Business economists are generally optimistic about the U.S. economy with most expecting stronger growth than last year's poor performance. Economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics also expect improved or unchanged sales and profits at their companies...
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