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U.S. Economic Growth for 2014

FFC's estimate of U.S. real economic growth for 2014 is 1.1%.  By contrast, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis' estimate of U.S. real GDP growth for 2014 is 2.4%.

We believe the discrepancy between these two estimates lies in the under-reporting of the GDP deflator used by the BEA.

The good news is both estimates show positive growth for the U.S. economy in 2014.

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Current Economic Indicators

March 27, 2015 (Close of Day)



S&P 500 2,061.02
US GDP Growth, % 2.38
US Inflation Rate, % -0.03
US Unemployment Rate, % 5.5
Gold Price, $/oz 1,195.75
WTI Oil Price, $/bbl 48.40
US 10 Yr Treasury, % 1.95