Strong output and moderate inflation to start 2019, observes IHS Markit analysts

In its “U.S. Economic Forecast Flash,” IHS Markit analysts note that first-quarter GDP growth was impressive, but cautions supply chain managers to remain on guard. It was reported at 3.2% in the Bureau of Economic Analysis’s (BEA’s) advance estimate, up from 2.2% in the fourth quarter of last year and in line with the 3.0% rate of increase averaged over the four quarters of last year.
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