Economists expect to see strong economic growth in the second quarter of the year

Mitchell Hartman Jun 26, 2018
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Economists expect to see strong economic growth in the second quarter of the year

Mitchell Hartman Jun 26, 2018
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We’re in the last week of June, which is also the last week of the second quarter. Government economists will be crunching the numbers on Gross Domestic Product: the sum of all goods and services produced in the economy. Annualized GDP growth was 2.2 percent in the first quarter of 2018. So what’s in store going forward?

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