Gross Domestic Product measures the market value for all goods made in a country over a year. July 31 - The U.S. GDP figures just released are better than expected (1% drop instead of the expected 1.5% drop) although personal consumption is worse than expected.
And Today - Oct 29, US GDP grew by an astounding 3.5% but people are skeptical because it might be inflated by "Cash for Clunkers, First Time Home Buyer" programs. (as of
October 29 at 15:07 UTC)