The ESR Group expects consumer and government spending growth, inventory investment, and a leaner goods deficit to have contributed to the second quarter improvement in GDP.

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Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group lowered its full-year economic growth forecast to 1.7 percent, down from 1.9 percent growth in the prior forecast and 2.2 percent at the start of the year. The downgrade is largely because of disappointing first.

Fannie Mae was also optimistic about originations and expects originations to reach $1.81 trillion in 2012 and $1.54 trillion in 2013. The refinance share of originations should rise to 71 percent in 2012 before dropping to 62 percent in 2013, according to the report.

 · WASHINGTON, June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Fannie Mae (FNMA) Economic and Strategic Research (ESR) Group downgraded its projections for full-year 2019 and 2020 U.S. economic growth.

Business fixed investment is expected to pick up – particularly in. determine the direction of economic growth in 2017," said Fannie Mae Chief Economist Doug Duncan. "Incoming data suggest.

With growing momentum in economic activity, including a notable rebound in consumer. Fannie Mae Chief Economist Doug Duncan. "Much of the policy uncertainty we saw in 2013 has cleared to some.

Fannie Mae: Consumer spending growth to pick up in Q2 Full year growth expectations hold at 2%

Fannie Mae. said Fannie Mae Chief Economist Doug Duncan. "Although real consumer spending growth has disappointed this year, it appears poised to accelerate in November due to a significant jump in.

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The current economic expansion, now entering its ninth year, is forecast to continue, with full-year growth at 2.0 percent for 2017, according to the Fannie.