Archive for May 17th, 2020

Deeper Analysis

First-Quarter GDP Growth

May 17, 2020

First-quarter national income accounts have now been reported for the United States, China, Euroland, Japan and Great Britain. In China, where the Covid-19 pandemic first surfaced, economic activity suffered more sharply than in the other four economies. Real GDP there plummeted 33.8% at an annualized rate compared to its 4Q19 level. That pummeling caused the […] More