Yet the recovery from the deepest recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s remains far from complete.
The National Association for Business Economics predicts our economy could be growing once again by the third quarter.
Growth is slower this time, and the rich are accruing more of the gains.
Since the Great Recession hit in late 2007, fertility rates have been declining in the United States. A recent CDC study helps make the link between fertility and the economy.
The numbers are big. But also small. We explain.