Fannie Mae: Consumer spending growth to pick up in Q2

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Federal National Mortgage Association - FNMA Stock Chart Technical Analysis for 05-15-2019 Encouraging Signs from Consumer Spending and Housing Activity in Early Q2 Now Tempered by Labor Market Slowdown Katie Penote 202-752-2261. WASHINGTON, DC – Fannie Mae’s (FNMA/OTC) Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group’s full-year economic growth forecast remains unchanged in June from the prior forecast of 1.7 percent.

widening trade deficit, and therefore subtract from growth. Consumer spending growth is expected to moderate from the robust rates recorded over the second and third quarters of the year. The economy should continue to receive support from government spending, and business fixed investment is expected to pick up.

The economy is poised for a pickup in growth. Fannie Mae’s (FNMA/OTC) Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group. The labor market has started the year on an upbeat note and is expected to lift.

perhaps foreshadowing another year of potentially unspectacular economic growth, according to Fannie Mae’s FNMA, +1.59% Economic & Strategic Research Group’s February 2016 Economic and Housing Outlook.

Despite the slowdown in economic growth in the first quarter, Fannie Mae remained unchanged in its economic growth forecast, saying consumer spending is set to pick up in the second quarter. And while economic growth slowed in consumer spending, housing remained solid throughout the quarter.

 · Fannie Mae Forecasts Economic Growth in 2015 Despite Ending Year On a Low Note. “For all of 2015, we expect total housing starts to increase by about 22 percent and total home sales to rise approximately 5 percent, with total mortgage originations ticking up slightly to $1.13 trillion.”.

The Group’s forecast predicts a 3.1 percent full-year economic growth for November, one-tenth higher than the previous month, but growth has slowed slightly by quarter, down to 3.5 percent from.

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Factors including consumer and business capital spending. where slow growth has been the common denominator, but we expect to see a slight pickup beginning this quarter," said Fannie Mae Chief.

Fannie Mae said it revised its growth outlook higher based on “an improving backdrop during the past two months,” noting, in particular, a jump in consumer spending. Fannie Mae predicted the economy is situated to improve steadily and sustain “above-par growth” of 3.6 percent in 2011, compared with an estimated 2.8 percent in 2010.