The advanced figures (first of three estimates) of the American GDP for the second quarter of 2022 have just fallen, and confirm, as the Biden administration had already hinted, a new contraction, for the second consecutive quarter, of the gross domestic product. national. US GDP therefore corrected by 0.9% on an annual basis in the second quarter, against a FactSet consensus of +0.8% and after a decline of 1.6% over the previous quarter. Personal consumer spending still appreciated at a rate of 1% for the second quarter, against 1.3% consensus and 1.8% a quarter before.
Note that the weekly jobless claims for the week ended July 23 were also announced today, and stand at 256,000, against 255,000 consensus and 261,000 a week before.