The Motley Fool Discussion Boards
Retirement Discussions / Retire Early CampFIRE
|Subject: Obama crashes economy||Date: 1/30/2013 9:49 AM|
|Author: telegraph||Number: 669190 of 868261|
"he U.S. economy posted a stunning drop of 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter, defying expectations for slow growth and possibly providing incentive for more Federal Reserve stimulus.
The economy shrank from October through December for the first time since the recession ended, hurt by the biggest cut in defense spending in 40 years, fewer exports and sluggish growth in company stockpiles.
The Commerce Department said Wednesday that the economy contracted at an annual rate of 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter. That's a sharp slowdown from the 3.1 percent growth rate in the July-September quarter."
Let's see...election over...you can stop cooking the books for a while...
the truth comes out....
|Copyright 1996-2017 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us|