Business and Industrial Sentiment vs. U.S. GDP

Business and Industrial Sentiment vs. U.S. GDP Chart suggesting that business and industrial surveys have not explained U.S. economic growth over the past decade (R² = 0). Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

U.S. GDP Growth and Business Cycles

U.S. GDP Growth and Business Cycles Despite the current U.S. economic expansion is the longest ever, GDP growth has been much slower during this business cycle than in previous cycles. Image: CNBC

Rotation vs. U.S. GDP Growth Forecasts

Rotation vs. U.S. GDP Growth Forecasts Chart suggesting that the rotation out of bonds into equities, out of growth into cyclicals, out of large caps into small caps, and out of gold into copper, is expected to continue in 2020. Image: Fidelity Investments

U.S. GDP Growth Forecast

U.S. GDP Growth Forecast Goldman Sachs expects a modest growth acceleration in 2020, between 2.25% and 2.5%, above consensus expections. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Consumer Spending Contribution to U.S. GDP

Consumer Spending Contribution to U.S. GDP Consumer spending, which accounts for about 70% of the U.S. economy, is driving GDP growth solo. Image: Oxford Economics