The US economy contracted in Q1 on a larger than initially anticipated drag from trade, but GDP growth will accelerate through the end of the year. Productivity growth will accelerate as temporary restraints fade and a rebound in business investment spurs greater worker efficiency and underpins real GDP growth.
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Weekly Economic Briefings > US Weekly Economic Briefing > United States The following represents a general Table of Contents outline for the US Weekly Economic Briefing. The actual report may cover any or all of the topics listed below.
US Weekly Economic Briefings
Highlightsand#58; Briefing on events-driven analysis for the week, which varies depending upon data.
Credit Crunch Watchand#58;
Financial Stress and Monetary Conditions Indicators, along with discussion of their latest movements. Brief discussion of latest trends in the US and Eurozone economies.
Detailed charts of the components of the Financial Stress and Monetary Conditions Indicators.
Credit Crunch Timelineand#58; Summary of major economic events since the beginning of the financial crisis.
Latest Data in Detailand#58; Charts and analysis on the important releases of the previous week, such asand#58; inflation indicators, consumer confidence, retail sales, durable goods orders etc.
The Week Aheadand#58; Scheduled key data releases for the upcoming week, including information on previous data and forecast data.
Key Economic Indicatorsand#58; The previous year's monthly data for a number of key macroeconomic indicators, including the unemployment rate, output, retail sales, inflation, and trade balance.
Key Financial Indicatorsand#58; The previous year's monthly data for a number of key financial indicators includingand#58; Short and long term interest rates, key exchange rates, money supply, Sandamp;P 500, and reserves.