Atlanta Fed Q1 GDP Forecasts Skyrockets To 5.4% As Manufacturing Payrolls Highest Since January 2009

by Anthony B Sanders
The Atlanta Fed’s  GDP forecast model for Q1 was just increased to 5.4%.
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This was the highest reading since December 2011. This looks like Q1 Real GDP should be pretty darn good!
One reason? US Manufacturing payrolls near 8 year high after best six months since 2014.
It’s Willer Time!!!