Q1 2021 Economic Update

last updated on Friday, May 21, 2021 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 was the economic recovery picking up from the previous quarter, though the economy still remains well below pre-pandemic levels. Employment, inflation, consumer spending and housing were higher during the quarter.

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