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US economy posts solid 2.3 percent growth rate in Q2

...a surge in consumer spending and a recovery in foreign trade.The Commerce Department said Thursday that the gross domestic product, the economy's total output of goods and services, expanded at a 2.3 percent annual rate in the second quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-30/us-economy-posts-solid-23-
Don't forgo trip to Greece, just travel smart

...Greek tourism brought in about $32.7 billion in 2014, which made up more than 17 percent of the country's gross domestic product. The industry also contributed to 9.4 percent of total employment, or 340,500 jobs.Euromonitor Internation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-07-11/dont-forgo-trip-greece-j
US trade deficit widens in May as exports struggle

...overall growth. They forecast a rebound to an annual growth rate of around 2.5 percent, as measured by the gross domestic product, in the second quarter.Analysts think going forward, solid job gains will bolster GDP growth even more in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-07/us-trade-deficit-widens-ma
US economy on mend after harsh winter hits 1st quarter

...largely temporary, with a rebound in the works for the April-June quarter.The economy, as measured by the gross domestic product, shrank at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 0.2 percent from January through March, the Commerce Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-24/us-economy-mend-after-hars
Time for Greece to 'grow up'?

...EU, abandon the euro and reinstate its old currency, the drachma. For a country that owes 175 percent of its gross domestic product to foreign creditors and has a youth unemployment rate of 50 percent, that's not a recipe for success.But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-07/time-greece-grow
IMF urges Federal Reserve to delay interest rate increase

...from its April forecast of 3.1 percent. The downgrade reflects the economy's stumbling start to the year: Gross domestic product fell the first three months of 2015, tripped up by harsh winter weather and the export-killing strength of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-04/imf-urges-federal-reserve-
US trade deficit drops sharply in April

...percentage points in the first quarter, sending gross domestic product into negative territory.In April, exports edged...expecting the overall economy, as measured by the gross domestic product, to expand at a rate of around 2.5 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-03/us-trade-deficit-drops-sha
Dahlberg: Manny Pacquiao's camp deceived fans by hiding his injury

...This was the richest fight ever, a boxing match so big that the fighters were getting paydays that rivaled the gross domestic product of some developing countries.This was a fight so hugely anticipated that it demanded the best of both fighters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-05/dahlberg-manny-pacqu
US construction spending drops 0.6 percent in March

...warmer weather boosts activity.The government reported Wednesday that the overall economy, as measured by the gross domestic product, grew at a meager annual rate of 0.2 percent in the January-March quarter.The weakness stemmed in large...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-01/us-construction-spending-d
Growth in US services firms slowed in May to 12-month low

...non-manufacturing business survey Committee.But because the average still points to expansion, economists say that gross domestic product will improve."It is still at a level that historically has been consistent with 3 percent GDP growth," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-03/growth-us-services-firms-s