The U.S. economy, battered by a triple whammy of harsh weather, plunging exports and sharp cutbacks in oil and gas drilling, rose at a sluggish annualized pace of 0.2 percent in the first quarter, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday.
The U.S. economy, battered by a triple whammy of harsh weather, plunging exports and sharp cutbacks in oil and gas drilling, rose at a sluggish annualized pace of 0.2 percent in the first quarter, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. Bebeto Matthews AP
The U.S. economy, battered by a triple whammy of harsh weather, plunging exports and sharp cutbacks in oil and gas drilling, rose at a sluggish annualized pace of 0.2 percent in the first quarter, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. Bebeto Matthews AP

US economy ekes out 0.2 percent growth rate in first quarter

April 29, 2015 10:00 AM