Economy Watch Weekly: Year-End Travel Volume Hits New Record
- Dec 26, 2017
As we head into 2018, the general picture of economic growth remains the same. U.S. real GDP increased 3.2 percent in the third quarter, which is up a bit from the previous quarter, and a vast improvement from the first quarter’s growth of under 2 percent, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In more seasonal news, year-end travel also hit a record volume of 107.3 million travelers, according to AAA. Economy Editor Dees Stribling discusses the latest reports, for the week ending Dec. 22, 2017.