Pantheon Macroeconomics - If we're right with our forecast that real consumers' spending rose by just 0.1% month-to-month in February -- enough only to reverse January's decline -- then it would be reasonable to expect consumption across the first quarter as a whole to climb at a mere 1.2% annualized rate.

U.S. Documents | 29 March 2018 Net Trade Will be a Drag on Q1 GDP, but Inventories are Rocketing
If we're right with our forecast that real consumers' spending rose by just 0.1% month-to-month in February -- enough only to reverse January's decline -- then it would be reasonable to expect consumption across the first quarter as a whole to climb at a mere 1.2% annualized rate.

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29 March 2018 Net Trade Will be a Drag on Q1 GDP, but Inventories are Rocketing

By Ian Shepherdson

If we're right with our forecast that real consumers' spending rose by just 0.1% month-to-month in February -- enough only to reverse January's decline -- then it would be reasonable to expect consumption across the first quarter as a whole to climb at a mere 1.2% annualized rate.

Posted: 28th Mar 2018 in 'U.S. Documents'

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