Breaking It Down | Economy Contracts 1.0 Percent

May 29, 2014

The Bureau of Economic Analysis released its “second” estimate of real gross domestic product (the goods and services produced in the U.S.) and found that the U.S. economy decreased 1.0 percent in the first quarter of 2014.

Congressional Budget Office Report | Breaking It Down

February 6, 2014

Yesterday we looked at the Congressional Budget Office’s projections for how the Affordable Care Act would affect the U.S. economy. Today we break down the other figures found in the CBO’s semiannual budget and economic report.