What would we do without our Reuters polls to steer us safe and true?

Pollsters see Q2 GDP coming in at a whopping 0.2% q/q and maintaining that through Q3, Q4 and Q1 2014. That’s up from July’s poll of 0.1% for Q3 but equal to the 0.2% thereafter.

“Fiscal policy is becoming less of a constraint, and that’s a plus, and monetary policy (is) steadily becoming more aggressive, which is appropriate and that helps,”said Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody’s Analytics