Is the US economy strong?

Is the US economy strong?

Overall economic growth, as measured by quarterly GDP growth rates, has been steady. The ideal GDP growth rate is between 2% and 3%. GDP growth was consistently strong during the George W. Bush administration, averaging out to 2.1% per year when adjusted for inflation, according to the Hudson Institute.

Is the economy strong right now?

The latest numbers show economic output surged by an annualised 33% in the third quarter of 2020, following a record fall as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. From July to September this year, the economy grew by 7.4% in the US (33.1% is the annualised figure).

What is the current state of the US economy?

Real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the second quarter of 2020, as real GDP for the nation decreased at an annual rate of 31.4 percent, according to statistics released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.