Economics in a Nutshell Archive: February, 2013

Core of 4Q economy in good shape

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INDICATOR: Fourth Quarter GDP Revised/Weekly Jobless Claims KEY DATA: GDP: +0.1% (from -0.1%)/Claims: 344,000 (down 22,000) IN A NUTSHELL:... Read more

Defense spending down, but business orders soar

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INDICATOR: January Durable Goods Order KEY DATA: Durables: -5.2%; Excluding Transportation: +1.9%; Business Investment: +6.3% IN A NUTSHELL:... Read more