February 28, 2009

In the News

Posted in GDP, Unemployment at 8:36 pm by davidprudente

Here are a couple of stories from The New York Times that are informative and telling about our economic future. The first discusses the revised GDP numbers from the 4th quarter of 2008 and the second is an op-ed about unemployment.

January 25, 2009

Bad News Ahead

Posted in Consumer Confidence, Economic Indicators, GDP at 4:13 pm by davidprudente

Here’s an article from CNN that highlights some of the economic indicators we’ve been discussing in class. To Summarize:

Investors will also digest reports on housing, consumer confidence and leading economic indicators early in the week. The end of the week brings the fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) report. It’s expected to have fallen by an annual rate of 5.2%, it biggest plunge in 26 years.