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Gross Domestic Product, 3rd quarter 2018 (third estimate); Corporate Profits, 3rd quarter 2018 (revised estimate)

3rd quarter 2018:
3.4
2nd quarter 2018:
4.2

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 3.4 percent in the third quarter of 2018, according to the "third" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The growth rate was revised down 0.1 percentage point from the “second” estimate released in November. In the second quarter, real GDP increased 4.2 percent.

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  • Current Release: December 21, 2018
  • Next Release: January 30, 2019

What is Gross Domestic Product?

A comprehensive measure of U.S. economic activity. GDP is the value of the goods and services produced in the United States. The growth rate of GDP is the most popular indicator of the nation's overall economic health.

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