GDP Growth Isn’t The Same Thing As Economic Growth


By Frank Shostak To gain insight into the state of an economy, most financial experts and commentators rely on a statistic called the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The GDP framework looks at the value of final goods and services produced during a particular time interval, usually a quarter or aRead More →

A Quick Read On Q2 GDP First Print


My cat remains unimpressed by the first print of Q2. @2019 Trading Places Research First Glance I’ll have a longer, much more detailed look at Q2 later this week, followed up by a meta-review of earnings season, but I wanted to get some quick numbers to everyone. My basic takeRead More →

Asian markets mixed after surprising U.S. GDP report


Asian markets were mixed in early trading Monday, following a better-than-expected U.S. GDP report on Friday and ahead of a new round of U.S.-China trade talks. On Friday, data showed the U.S. economy grew 3.2% in the first quarter, higher than analysts’ expectations. That was thanks in part to theRead More →