US economy grew at a strong 3.2% rate in the first quarter

US economy grew at a strong 3.2% rate in the first quarter

The US economy grew at a solid 3.2 per cent annual rate in the first three months of the year. This was far better than expected, overcoming a host of headwinds including global weakness, rising trade tensions and a partial government shutdown. Analysts attribute about half the gain to two factors not expected to last, a jump in stockpiling by businesses and sharp contraction in the trade deficit.

Hannibal 1 year

When your growth rate is five times Germany's but all the leftists are shrieking "socialism is the future!"

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👺Further economic growth! 🚀👀 🤬 DAMN THIS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION! 🤬

Test Steam
Test Steam 1 year

I doubt most people can understand just how big 3% of the U.S. economy is. This is really impressive.

Bruce Forsman
Bruce Forsman 1 year


Ywacch 1 year

Capitalism >>> socialism

consistency 1 year

meanwhile, trade deficit and national debt are at all time highs. Winning!!

history geek
history geek 1 year

This is all an improvement and what not, but why is no one talking about the trillions of dollars in debt were in?.

Marz Devil
Marz Devil 1 year

in before someone says this was because of Obama.

Laura Angus
Laura Angus 1 year

Economy growing but employers are closing stores 🤔

Ali Booondok
Ali Booondok 1 year

You people commenting that this is a great thing are so narrow minded. Did you see a 3% growth in your life? No. Will you? No. Do you know what the measurement is based on? No you dont. The “news” is aware that a mass majority of people don’t understand the economy so you can throw the word “growth” at them and they will all accept it and think positively. Lmao. Live blind you fools.

Max Maidment
Max Maidment 1 year

Still seeing posts unironically claiming its the Obama economy and I can't stop laughing about it

CoLpOeSnED 1 year

awesome! pay me 3.2% more

Nobody At all
Nobody At all 1 year

Lib economics who said the government shutdown would hurt the economy need to sit down and shut up now. They suck at these predictions.

Jake Middleton
Jake Middleton 1 year

Ummm who cares about the economy? Did you guys see what President Trump tweeted last night? That’s the real story!

Cory Pritchard
Cory Pritchard 1 year

Without wage growth, everything becomes more expensive as the economy expands. While healthcare is tied to employment, workers can't strike for higher wages. Without free college, workers can't increase their value to employers. Without college for all and healthcare for all, America will not be able to compete in a global economy in which foreign workers are higher quality. In a world that is becoming more and more technical, that is very significant.

Nobody At all
Nobody At all 1 year


Jon Illum
Jon Illum 1 year

Meanwhile China’s economy is down to 6%... soooo USA? 3% is weak

Tin Ego
Tin Ego 1 year

Just read some of the comments you’ll get you answer

Daniel McEwen
Daniel McEwen 1 year

How will liberals spin this to say how bad of a President Trump is?

Jack Martin
Jack Martin 1 year

that's like 5 years of grownth on the TSX.

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