Vital Signs for the Week of Apr. 26

On tap: First-quarter gross domestic product, March personal income, first-quarter employment costs, Chicago purchasing managers' index, and more

How fast did the economy grow in the first quarter? In the past few weeks, economists have seemingly had a race to the top, with some forecasting an annualized growth rate of 6% for the January to March period. According to the median forecast of economists surveyed by Action Economics, growth most likely came in at 5%.

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