Second-quarter U.S. growth of 2.6% underscores resilience

SECOND QUARTER GDP rose 2.6 percent in the second quarter of 2017./ BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO MICHAEL NAGLE
SECOND QUARTER GDP rose 2.6 percent in the second quarter of 2017./ BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO MICHAEL NAGLE
NEW YORK - Pickups in consumer and business-equipment spending powered a United States economic rebound in the second quarter, signaling the eight-year expansion is on track to be sustained, U.S. Commerce Department figures showed Friday in Washington. Highlights of Second-Quarter GDP (First Estimate) Gross domestic product rose at a 2.6 percent annualized rate from prior quarter…

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