Business investment is struggling. But lately, it’s struggling less.

Justin Ho Nov 27, 2019
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Shipping containers are stacked on docks in the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California. David McNew/Getty Images

Business investment is struggling. But lately, it’s struggling less.

Justin Ho Nov 27, 2019
Shipping containers are stacked on docks in the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California. David McNew/Getty Images
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Today, the Commerce Department released revised GDP figures for the third quarter, showing that the economy grew at an annual rate of 2.1%. One vital slice of that figure — business investment — has been shrinking over the last two quarters. While the trade war has put major business investments on hold, companies are also changing the types of investments they focus on.

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