U.S. economy grows 1.3% in 1Q 2007

Hoxter, Curtis J.
May 2007
Caribbean Business;5/10/2007, Vol. 35 Issue 18, p14
The article reports on the first-quarter growth in the U.S. economy. Residential investment was the biggest drag falling at an annualized rate of 17%. However, despite the 1% point off the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), a positive sign is seen in the continuous slowing of inventory accumulation rate, which foretell an increase in production down the line. Moreover, reports of robust commercial construction activity shows that commercial real estate markets continues to be active.


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