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Nation's Economy Sees Continued Growth

Trends in the country's economic output are exceeding expectations, according to the Commerce Department.

Posted: Mar 28, 2018 9:56 AM
Updated: Mar 28, 2018 10:03 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy grew at a solid 2.9 percent annual rate in the final three months of last year, a sharp upward revision that caps three straight quarters of healthy growth. The Trump administration is hoping the economy will accelerate further this year, aided by sizable tax cuts and increased government spending.

The Commerce Department says the gross domestic product, the country's total output of goods and services, was growing at a faster clip than its previous estimate of 2.5 percent. The gain followed increases of 3.1 percent in the second quarter and 3.2 percent in the third quarter.

The updated growth figure reflected in part more spending by consumers in services including auto repairs. Overall consumer spending grew at the fastest pace in three years.

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