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Recent GDP News Not Good For Deposit Rates

Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 8:13 AM
From MarketWatch
In its first estimate Friday, the Commerce Department said gross domestic product rose at a 2.2% annual rate between January and March, slower than the 3.0% pace in the prior three months. Economists polled by MarketWatch had expected a 2.7% growth rate.

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We're going to have to see better-than-expected economic reports rather than these worse-than-expected ones for us to have any chance of the Fed raising rates before late 2014.
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Ken TuminKen Tumin5,471 posts since
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1. Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 10:26 AM
That and the dire news out of the eurozone may lead to another round of QE by the central banks.

http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com/2012/04/eurozone-retail-sales-plunge-at.html
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ShorebreakShorebreak2,670 posts since
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