The US Debt and where it came from

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Re: The US Debt and where it came from

Post by Zute » Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:17 am

If it is charting GDP then:

The gross domestic product (GDP) is one the primary indicators used to gauge the health of a country's economy. It represents the total dollar value of all goods and services produced over a specific time period - you can think of it as the size of the economy. Usually, GDP is expressed as a comparison to the previous quarter or year. For example, if the year-to-year GDP is up 3%, this is thought to mean that the economy has grown by 3% over the last year.

It doesn't really represent stock market swings, although negative GDP growth affects the stock market, I'm sure.
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