Q1 2020 Economic Update

last updated on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 in Strategies

The Des Moines Economic Update provides an update on U.S. economic activity each quarter. Check out the latest trends in housing, employment, inflation, GDP, and other relevant economic indicators. The key theme for the first quarter is the impact that the coronavirus had on the entire economy as much of the country shut down in March. GDP contracted for the first time since 2014 and is likely to be much worse in the second quarter.

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