The U.S. Economic Forecast

Updated: November 9, 2016
Percentage change, seasonally adjusted annual rates (except where noted)

2016 2017 2015 2016 2017
III Q* IV Q I Q II Q III Q Annual Annual Annual
Real GDP 2.9 1.7 2.1 1.8 1.8 2.6 1.5 2.0
Real Consumer Spending 2.1 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.0 3.2 2.6 2.3
Residential Investment −6.2 5.8 5.0 5.0 4.2 11.7 4.3 2.7
Real Capital Spending 1.1 1.4 1.8 2.2 2.5 2.1 −0.5 1.8
Exports 10.0 −2.0 2.7 2.4 2.3 0.1 0.5 2.5

* Actual Value

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