2nd Quarter GDP Stays Hot; Corporate Profits Surge

Real gross domestic product continued its hot pace in the second quarter, according to the second (revised) estimate released Thursday by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

2Q GDP Heats Up Some More

Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 6.5 percent in the second quarter, according to the “advance” (first) estimate reported Thursday by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

2nd Look at 1Q GDP Unchanged at 6.4%

Second verse, same as the first: The Bureau of Economic Analysis on Thursday said its second (revised) estimate of 1st quarter gross domestic product showed economic growth increased at an annual rate of 6.4 percent, unchanged from its first estimate in April.

1Q GDP Report Shows Accelerating Economy

Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 6.4 percent in the first quarter—the fastest such pace in more than 36 years—according to the first (advance) estimate released yesterday by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Final 4Q GDP Sees 4.3% Increase

Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 4.3 percent in the fourth quarter, according to the “third” (final) estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

4th Quarter GDP Slows after Explosive 3Q Rebound

Gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 4 percent in the fourth quarter, according to the “advance” estimate released yesterday by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Initial Claims Drop, Remain Elevated

This week’s initial unemployment claims report from the Labor Department sounds an increasingly familiar theme: a slight drop from the previous week, tempered by the reality that claims remain highly elevated from pre-pandemic levels.

Economy Shows Hint of Recovery

What goes down must come up: after the coronavirus resulted in a staggering record drop in the second quarter, the U.S. economy bounced back somewhat in the third quarter, according to the first (advance) estimate of gross domestic product.