1:05 pm Looking Ahead - October 6, 2015
If the Atlanta Fed's GDPNow growth model proves to be accurate, then the third quarter is shaping up to be a real disappointment as far as real GDP readings are concerned. Currently, the model produced by the Atlanta Fed is projecting real GDP growth of just 0.9%. That estimate will likely change in the wake of the August Trade Balance report on Tuesday. The only question revolves around whether net exports will contribute more, or less, than now envisioned.
August Trade Balance Report (8:30 a.m. ET)