An Economy On Steroids?

New Commerce numbers may show that U.S. growth has been even more robust than previously thought

Most revisions of government statistics get the attention they deserve: next to none. But the Commerce Dept.'s new look at the U.S. economy could send a tremor through the markets. These new calculations, due on July 31, may show that America's already healthy growth has been stronger than previously thought--adding almost a full percentage point to growth for the last two years--and help clear up some mysteries about the economy's recent performance.

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