Chapter 4. GDP and Monthly Indicators

In This Chapter

  • Understanding monthly indicators

  • Key indicators and sector fundamentals

  • Tracking down source data for GDP

  • Price indexes and GDP

  • Measuring GDP by income

In Chapter 3, you got an introduction to the big picture of GDP. Now you’re going to learn some fascinating details about monthly indicators’ relationships to GDP. By the time you finish this chapter, you’ll have a solid grasp on how these indicators lend insight into GDP components ... and it’s not as complex as you might think.

You already understand some basics of GDP, so we’re going to hit the ground running. Grab your beverage of choice, get comfortable, and hop back onto the path of becoming a savvy market watcher!

Monthly Indicators and GDP Components ...

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