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Auto Industry Boosts Economic Growth In First Quarter, More Evidence That Saving It Was The Right Choice

The American economy grew more slowly than expected in the first quarter of 2012, expanding at a rate of 2.2 percent. While the numbers are another illustration that the economic recovery is still on the right track (particularly compared to European countries that have fallen back into recession), they fell short of estimates. One bright [...]
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U.S. Economy Grew By 1.5 Percent Last Quarter

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (2 years ago)

According to the latest data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the U.S. economy grew by 1.5 percent last quarter. Economists had expected 1.4 percent growth. In the first quarter of this year, the economy grew at 2 percent. Read Post

GDP grew at 2 percent last quarter. Heres why you should take that with a grain of salt.

Business & Finance : Ezra Klein (2 years ago)

The U.S. economy grew at a 2 percent annual rate in the third quarter of 2012, according to figures from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Thats certainly better than the data from the second quarter, when the economy expanded at a m... Read Post

The economy's 'surprising' growth: 'Is the recovery back on track?'

Business & Finance : The Week: U.S. Business (3 years ago)

The U.S. economy grew at an annualized rate of 2.5 percent in the third quarter, the Commerce Department said Thursday, notching a healthy and "surprising" improvement over the second quarter's 1.3 percent rate and the positively an... Read Post


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