A First Look at the First Quarter – WSJ

Nice infographic from the WSJ.  The initial estimate of Q1 GDP printed at 2.5% missing the consensus estimate (according to FinViz) of 2.8%

First Look at the First Quarter

Average Annual GDP Growth in Past Five Expansions
2001-2007 2.6%
1991-2000 3.7%
1982-1990 3.8%
1980-1981 4.4%
1975-1980 4.3%
Source: Commerce Department, Bureau of Economic Analysis

Source: WSJ: Economic Growth Stays Soft

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