Wed., April 30, 2014 4:00pm (EDT)

Slow Growth For U.S. Economy, But Fed Plans Are Full Speed Ahead
By John Ydstie
Updated: 3 months ago

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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