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U.S. | 12 April 2019 Foreign Trade Ought to Offset Weak Q1 Domestic Demand, in Part
The sluggishness of consumers' spending and business investment in the first quarter means that hopes of a headline GDP print close to 2% rely in part on the noisier components of the economy, namely, inventories and foreign trade.

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12 April 2019 Foreign Trade Ought to Offset Weak Q1 Domestic Demand, in Part

By Ian Shepherdson

The sluggishness of consumers' spending and business investment in the first quarter means that hopes of a headline GDP print close to 2% rely in part on the noisier components of the economy, namely, inventories and foreign trade.

Posted: 12th Apr 2019 in 'U.S.'

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