The official GDP data is out — its the worst showing in a quarter-century — and once again, I am compelled to ask:
WHO THE HELL IS STILL SURPRISED BY THESE NUMBERS?!?
(use comments to discuss)
Next release — March 26, 2009, at 8:30 A.M. EDT for:
Gross Domestic Product: Fourth Quarter 2008 (Final)
Corporate Profits: Fourth Quarter 2008
GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT: FOURTH QUARTER 2008 (PRELIMINARY)
PDF of full release