So-so economic news
I can remember when Bill Clinton would have thought a 2.8% growth rate was poor. Now, we are struggling to achieve 2%.
Gas prices are hurting, and as Donald Trump reports, so is China’s currency manipulation.
Breaking News Alert: U.S. GDP grew at a rate of 1.8 percent in the first quarter
April 28, 2011 8:37:02 AM
The nation's economy grew at a 1.8 percent annual rate in the first three months of 2011, the Commerce Department said Thursday, matching economists' forecasts. The rate dropped from the previous quarter, when a pace of 3.1 percent growth was recorded. Analysts have suggested rising gas prices and disruptive winter weather are factors in the slowdown.