Tariffs, Government Shutdown Weigh On Still-Growing Economy

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Published on March 6, 2019 - Duration: 00:37s

Tariffs, Government Shutdown Weigh On Still-Growing Economy

According to Reuters, slowing global growth and the 35-day partial federal government shutdown weighed on the U.S. economy in the first weeks of 2019.

The Federal Reserve said that โ€œEconomic activity continued to expand in late January and February," even as concerns took root at the U.S. central bank about a possible slowdown.

Although much about the U.S. economic outlook remained positive, businesses cited continued concern about trade and tariffs and the health of the global economy in general.

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