This Week with J. Mark Nickell & Co. – August 6, 2014
U.S. economy returns to growth after winter downturn. The U.S. economy grew at a seasonally adjusted 4% in the second quarter, according to numbers released last week from the Commerce Department, topping most economists’ forecasts. This was a nice rebound from the first quarter’s steep contraction of 2.1%--the worst single quarter downturn in five years.