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Slow Growth For U.S. Economy, But Fed Plans Are Full Speed Ahead

By John Ydstie | NPR
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The economy slowed sharply in the first quarter, with data released Wednesday showing that growth was barely positive. Federal Reserve policymakers wrapped up a meeting Wednesday with a statement saying the economy had actually picked up a bit in recent weeks. They voted unanimously to continue winding down their stimulus program.

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