Fannie Mae: Consumer spending growth to pick up in Q2

The GSE’s May Economic and Housing Outlook report, released Tuesday, stated that Fannie Mae expects the national GDP in Q2 to grow by almost 3 percent, and the year overall to grow 2 percent.

Factors including consumer and business capital spending. where slow growth has been the common denominator, but we expect to see a slight pickup beginning this quarter," said Fannie Mae Chief.

Fannie Mae noted that consumer spending in the U.S. is continuing to strengthen, although a worrying trend has begun to emerge, according to Chief Economist Doug Duncan. "The pickup in consumer.

July 17, 2018. 2018 Growth Outlook Upgraded on Q2 Growth Spike Matthew Classick 202-752-3662. WASHINGTON, DC – Economic growth is estimated to have picked up strongly in the second quarter despite rising trade tensions, ultimately resulting in full-year real GDP growth of 2.8 percent, a slight upgrade from last month’s forecast, according to the Fannie Mae Economic and Strategic Research.

Fannie Mae’s Economic and Strategic. the ESR Group’s economic forecast predicts a growth of 2.2 percent in 2017, up from the previous estimate of 2 percent, due to greater strength in consumer.

Chief Economist of Fannie Mae.. for sale ticked up to the highest. full-year 2018 growth to a still-strong 2.7 percent on weak consumer spending in.

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Fannie Mae (OTCQB. for slowing consumer spending growth. trade policy remains a key downside risk. Sees 2.3% growth in 2019 as fiscal policy impacts (i.e., tax cuts) fade and monetary policy.

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Economic growth is estimated to have picked up. according to the Fannie Mae Economic. which has supported consumer, business, and government spending,

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