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While the GDP gain would have been strong prior to the pandemic, it was considerably less than the 8.4% Dow Jones estimate. ...
The economy likely exceeded its pre-pandemic peak in the second quarter but slower growth is expected in coming months, with the Delta variant of Covid-19, and materials and labor disruptions clouding the economic outlook. ...
But risks abound — Fed stays bullish ...
The U.S. economy grew at a solid 6.5% annual rate last quarter in another sign that the nation's economy climbing out of the pandemic recession - although the Delta variant poses a potential threat. ...

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