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Slow Growth

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Slow Growth

Slow Growth

Slow Growth

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's John Ydstie reports that the U.S. economy eked out meager growth of .07 percent in the year's second quarter, the worst quarterly performance in eight years. Businesses drastically cut back spending on new plants and equipment. But the housing market gave the economy a needed boost.