U.S. economic data was mixed in August, reflecting the complicated macro economic environment in the midst of high trade uncertainty.
Gross domestic product (GDP) increased 2.1% in the second quarter, bolstered by consumer spending’s 2.9% contribution to growth.
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U.S. economic data moderated in June as trade tensions plagued the global economy.
U.S. economic data improved in May on balance, even as investors battled a resurgence in U.S.-China trade tensions.
Green shoots appeared in U.S. economic data as the economy entered the second quarter. Leading indicators signaled low odds of a recession in the coming year.
U.S. economy sent mixed signals amid uncertainty.
U.S. economic data were mixed in March, although leading indicators signaled low odds of a recession in the coming year.
U.S. economic data were sound in February, even as confidence fell amid uncertainty from global trade and political headwinds.
January’s reports painted a picture of a solid economy struggling with global uncertainty.