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GDP (QoQ) (US)

Event Date: Thursday, January 25, 2024
Event Time: 13:30 CET

Q4 GDP Expected at 2.0%, But Mind the GDP Price Index

Updated Thursday, January 25, 2024
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The US economy has been having trouble, as Oil and consumer prices keep surging, so in Q1 of 2022 we saw a contraction of  1.5%. The Q1 GDP came at -1.6% while Q2 reading came at -0.9% which was revised higher to -1.6%. The Q4 number was revised lower to 2.6%, after coming at 2.9% initially, while Q1 of 2023 was revised higher to 1.4% from 1.3%. The Q2 GDP came at 2.1% while the first reading of Q3 GDP jumped to 4.9%. The Q4 GDP reading is expected to show a 2.0% expansion. The GDP Price Index is also expected to slow to 22% from 3.5% previously. Please follow us for live coverage of this event by experienced market analysts.

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About GDP (QoQ) (US)
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the total value of a country’s industrial output over a given period. It consists of the aggregate domestic production of goods and services by individuals, businesses, and government. GDP data is available in dollar or index form. U.S. GDP (QoQ) is the comparison of growth from one fiscal quarter to the next, represented in a percentage format.GDP (QoQ) is a leading indicator of U.S. economic health. High levels of GDP growth are viewed as being positive for U.S. indices as well as the USD. Low levels of growth are negative to most asset classes and are common to recessionary cycles. The U.S. Federal Reserve (FED) places a great deal of emphasis on quarterly GDP. Robust growth is often a prelude to monetary tightening, while stagnate levels provide an environment conducive to Quantitative Easing (QE).Traders monitor GDP (QoQ) releases closely. Abnormal reports may cause rapid buying or selling of the U.S. indices or USD. Currency, equities, and commodities markets all exhibit enhanced degrees of volatility surrounding the GDP release.
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jobel1@mweb.co.za
5 years ago

so now the usd boost is over – jpy is weaker – now the pair is in limbo – should a long not be in play for a few hours to come?

jobel1@mweb.co.za
5 years ago

i thought this is what trading the news is all about….or do we only trade the news for 15 min and then cash in?

Skerdian Meta
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4 years ago

Depends on the impact. As long as it lasts

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