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Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 12:00pm

Slow Growth For U.S. Economy, But Fed Plans Are Full Speed Ahead

The economy slowed sharply in the first quarter, with data released Wednesday showing that growth was barely positive. Federal Reserve policymakers wrapped up a meeting Wednesday with a statement saying the economy had actually picked up a bit in recent weeks. They voted unanimously to continue winding down their stimulus program.

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