Q3 Stats

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis said in December that the U.S. economy declined in the third quarter of 2008, according to preliminary estimates. BEA said real gross domestic product decreased at an annual rate of 0.5 percent in the third quarter after increasing 2.8 percent in the second quarter. The downturn primarily reflected a sharp drop in consumer spending, a deceleration in exports, a smaller decrease in imports, and decelerations in nonresidential structures and in state and local government spending. Prices of Goods and Services 4.7% Disposable Personal Income 9.2% Personal Saving Rate 1.1% Consumer Spending 3.7% Exports 3.4% Imports 3.2% Government Spending 5.4%
JCK PRO

This content is exclusive to JCK Pro subscribers. Subscribe now to access this and much more with discount code GOPRO21 for $199 for an entire year of access (reg. $249).

SUBSCRIBE TO CONTINUE

Already a JCK Pro? Log in

A JCK Pro subscription is your all-access pass to people and resources on the
cutting edge of the retail jewelry industry, from the industry authority you
know and trust

Learn about the Perks of JCK Pro

Log Out

Are you sure you want to log out?

CancelLog out