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Sifting through recent economic slow-down data




A jobs sign hangs above the entrance to the US Chamber of Commerce building in Washington, DC.
A jobs sign hangs above the entrance to the US Chamber of Commerce building in Washington, DC.
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According to the Commerce Department, the nation's economic growth slowed in the first three months of this year.

The GDP, a measure of the nation's output of goods and services, grew at an annual rate of 2.2 percent. That's down from three percent in the last quarter.

Heidi Moore of Marketplace joins the shows to parse the most recent economic data.

Guest:

Heidi Moore is New York bureau chief for Marketplace.