US GDP Falls to 2.4%

The US Commerce Department announced today that the US Gross Domestic Product (GDP) fell to an annualized rate of 2.4 percent in the second quarter, compared to 3.7 percent in the first quarter. The result is the latest in mounting evidence suggesting that the US economy is slowing.

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