GDP grows at weakest pace in 2 years

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on February 27, 2013 in New York City.

The government has revised its latest GDP figures, saying the economy grew at a rate of  0.1 percent during the last three months of 2012. Still, the increase was the weakest GDP performance in two years.

Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to discuss the underlying factors behind the numbers and whether the sequester could threaten GDP growth going forward.

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Diane Swonk is chief economist with Mesirow Financial, based in Chicago.

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