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Chief economist update: US economic growth is slowing and accelerating
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2019
... statements. It only depends what measurement of US GDP growth rate is used. The US Bureau of Economic Analysis' (BEA) uses the "annualised growth rate" to measure changes in the economy - the quarterly growth rate times four (in simple ...
Global fund manager replaces COO
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 3 AUG 2018
... finance, operations, compliance and client relations and marketing groups. Prior to Epoch, he was managing director of BEA Associates/Credit Suisse Asset Management, and COO of Trident Investment Management, an investment firm managing mutual ...
Chief economist update: It's always slow in America in Q1
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 29 JUN 2018
... of Philadelphia - observing that "Q1 GDP growth tends to be the lowest of the four quarters" and the Brent Moulton - the BEA's associate director for national economic accounts admitting that "even though the data is adjusted for seasonal ...
Chief economist update: Talking trade tariffs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 4 MAY 2018
... account is improving and this could help temper tensions between the opposing sides. The US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) reports that the US trade deficit narrowed to US$49 billion in March from US$57.7 billion in the previous month. The US ...
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BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 31 JUL 2017
... eased to 1.6% in the year to the June quarter from 2% in March. Moreover, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA): "Prices of goods and services purchased by US residents increased 0.8% in the second quarter of 2017, after increasing ...
100 days of Trump (and counting)
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 1 MAY 2017
... quarter. This is at odds with buoyant consumer sentiment surveys and underscores the Bureau of Economic Analysis' (BEA) problem with seasonal adjustment (first quarter scores have been unusually low in recent times). But even if we take the ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JUN 2016
US GDP The Bureau of Economic Analysis' (BEA) third estimate of the US economy showed that real GDP grew at an annualised rate of 1.1% in the first quarter of this year. This is higher than market expectations for a 1.0% growth and an upgrade from ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 29 APR 2016
... growth rate since Q1 2014 -- from 1.4% in the final quarter of last year. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), "The deceleration in real GDP in the first quarter reflected a larger decrease in nonresidential fixed investment, a ...
Bad news day
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2015
... violence." The last time the America closed for business was in October 1-16, 2013. The US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) later estimated that the shutdown took around 0.3% off US fourth quarter real GDP. And that's just the direct impact. And ...
Lies, stats and damned double seasonal adjustments
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAY 2015
... patterns." Yes Virginia, that advance estimate of 0.2% annualised rate of GDP growth the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) reported the US economy grew by in the March quarter of this year is wrong. "The application of second-round seasonal ...
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