The US economy grew 5.7 percent in the fourth quarter last year as measured by the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). This is the fastest quarterly growth in six years.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Business are now feeling confident enough to deploy a larger portion of the recent strong corporate earnings rebound into new investment spending,Ã¢â‚¬Â Brian Bethune, chief financial economist at IHS Global Insight in Lexington, Massachusetts, said before the report was released. Ã¢â‚¬Å“This is a key development to support a strong, non-inflationary recovery.Ã¢â‚¬Â
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