How Fast Did The Economy Grow? Forecasts Are All Over The Place

Workers weld drawers on the assembly line at the Metal Box International toolbox factory in Franklin Park, Ill. Many analysts estimate that U.S. economic growth picked up in the second quarter.

President Trump is eager to tout a fast-growing economy, boosted by the tax cuts he pushed through Congress. That makes Friday’s report on gross domestic product a highly anticipated news event.

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