August 4th, 2023 | By: John Stewart

Research Brief: Gross Domestic Product – August 2023

U.S. economic growth accelerates.¬†Real gross domestic product increased at an annualized rate of 2.4 percent in the second quarter of this year, outpacing consensus expectations for 1.5 percent growth. It also marked an acceleration from the 2.0 percent advance during the first three months of 2023. Gains in consumer spending, non-residential fixed investment, private inventory investment, as well as state, local and federal government spending, contributed to…