Real GDP Chart Since 1947 With Trendline – 4th Quarter 2018

For reference purposes, below is a chart from the Doug Short site post of February 28, 2019 titled “Q4 GDP ‘Initial’ Estimate: Real GDP at 2.6%” reflecting Real GDP, with a trendline, as depicted.  This chart incorporates the Gross Domestic Product Fourth Quarter and Annual 2018 (Initial Estimate) (pdf) of February 28, 2019:

Real GDP with trendline


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SPX at 2787.77 as this post is written