PORTLAND, OR , Sept. 26, 2013 (RISI) -
The U.S. economy grew an unrevised 2.5% in the second quarter, according to the government's third and final review of gross domestic product. Economists expected GDP to be revised up to 2.7%. Consumer spending was unchanged at a 1.8% increase, though final sales of U.S.-made goods and services was raised to 2.1% from 1.9%. Inflation as measured by the PCE index was revised down 0.1%. U.S. growth is projected by economists to slow to a rate of 1.9% in the third quarter.
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