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U.S. GDP: The Real Estate Economy

Interesting data that even surprised us.  The real estate sector is now the largest sector of U.S. economy.   Real estate is a sub-category of the BEA’s  industry group, Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing.   Could it be one of … Continue reading

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America’s FIRE Economy

We suspect you’ve seen a version of the following chart, which illustrates the secular decline in manufacturing and the rise of finance, insurance, and real estate (FIRE) in proportion to U.S. GDP.   We’ve added a few years to the data … Continue reading

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