U.S. economy grows at 3.4 percent in 2Q

COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION kept the U.S. economy moving forward in the second quarter, as GDP grew 3.4 percent, after a 0.6-percent gain in the first quarter of 2007. /
COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION kept the U.S. economy moving forward in the second quarter, as GDP grew 3.4 percent, after a 0.6-percent gain in the first quarter of 2007. /
WASHINGTON - Rising exports, commercial construction and government spending kept the U.S. economy expanding in the second quarter, according to Commerce Department statistics released this morning. Following a revised gain of 0.6 percent in the January to March period, GDP grew 3.4 percent in the three months ended June 30. The growth beat the median…

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