Let's continue out look at the GDP report by looking at the percentage change from the preceding quarter in real (inflation-adjusted) investment. Click on all images for a larger image
Total private investment increased smartly in the fourth quarter, although some of that increase is the result of a bungee like snapping back from a very low level.
Non-residential structures are still contracting. However,
Increases in software and equipment are increasing, as are
investments in real residential investment.