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Economy Expands at Slowest Pace in Two Years

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The U.S. economy expanded in the first quarter at the slowest pace in two years as American consumers reined in spending and companies tightened their belts in response to weak global financial conditions and a plunge in oil prices.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
April 28, 2016
Government

Economy Grew 1.4% in Fourth Quarter, Supported by Consumers

Craig Warga/Bloomberg News

The U.S. economy grew in the fourth quarter at a faster pace than previously estimated, supported by stronger household spending that is helping cushion the expansion from weakness overseas.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
March 25, 2016
Government

Economy Expands at Faster Pace Than Expected in Fourth Quarter

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

The U.S. economy unexpectedly expanded at a faster pace in the fourth quarter than estimated, reflecting a higher value of business inventories.

February 26, 2016
Government

Economic Growth Cools as American Consumers Temper Spending

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

The U.S. economy expanded at a slower pace in the fourth quarter as households tempered spending and businesses cut back on capital investment and adjusted inventories.

January 29, 2016
Government

Consumer Spending in Third Quarter Paces 2% Economic Growth

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The U.S. economy expanded at a revised 2% annualized rate in the third quarter, buoyed by consumer spending as businesses struggled to sell to overseas customers battered by sluggish growth.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
December 22, 2015
Government

Economic Growth Cools as US Companies Rein in Inventories

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The U.S. economy expanded at a slower pace in the third quarter as companies took advantage of gains in consumer and business spending to reduce bloated stockpiles.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
October 29, 2015
Government

Economy Picks Up on Consumer Spending, Construction

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

The world’s largest economy expanded more than previously forecast in the second quarter, boosted by gains in consumer spending and construction that may help the United States withstand a global slowdown.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
September 25, 2015
Government

GDP Rises 2.3% in Second Quarter; First Quarter Revised Upward

Stephen Morton/Bloomberg News

The world’s largest economy expanded at a faster pace in the second quarter and managed to eke out a gain at the start of the year, painting a picture of incremental progress consistent with the Federal Reserve’s view.

July 30, 2015
Government

Consumers Help GDP Contract Less Than Last Estimated

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The world’s largest economy shrank in the first quarter, just not as much as previously estimated, with the help of a bigger gain in consumer spending.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
June 24, 2015
Government

Economy Shrank in First Quarter as Trade Deficit Surged

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

The world’s largest economy hit a bigger ditch in the first quarter than initially estimated, held back by harsh winter weather, a strong dollar and delays at ports.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
May 29, 2015

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