The 2nd Quarter 2016 real GDP growth rate came in at +1.2% year-over-year. FFC's estimate of the 2nd quarter's U.S. economic growth is -0.5%.
Again, all of the major stock markets around the world sold off. This is yet more proof that all of the stock markets around the world are inter-connected. When they go, there is no other stock market to run and hide.
|August 26, 2016 (Close of Day)|
|US GDP Growth, %||1.20|
|US Inflation Rate, %||0.84|
|US Unemployment Rate, %||4.9|
|Gold Price, $/oz||1,318.75|
|WTI Oil Price, $/bbl||47.64|
|US 10 Yr Treasury, %||1.62|