U.S. GDP Advanced 2.6% In Second Quarter
By Jeffrey Sparshott andEric Morath, The Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—U.S. economic growth picked up in the second quarter of the year.
Gross domestic product, a broad measure of goods and services produced in the U.S., rose at a 2.6% annual rate in the April to June period, the Commerce Department said Friday. Figures are adjusted for inflation and seasonality.