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Q1 GDP Forecasts

Posted On: Mar 19, 2018   |   Posted By: Calculated Risk

Here are few Q1 GDP forecast.
From Merrill Lynch:
We continue to track 1.7% qoq saar for 1Q GDP. And from the Altanta Fed: GDPNow
The GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2018 is 1.8 percent on March 16, down from 1.9 percent on March 14. From the NY Fed Nowcasting Report
The New York Fed Staff Nowcast stands at 2.7% for 2018:Q1 and 2.8% for 2018:Q2. CR Note: It looks like another weak Q1, and there might still be some residual seasonality in the first quarter.

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