Fed: Growth improves moderately throughout nation

WASHINGTON • The U.S. economy grew throughout the country from late May through early July, bolstered by the housing recovery, consumers and more factory output. A Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday showed eleven of the Fed banking districts reported “modest to moderate” growth, while Dallas reported “strong” growth for the second straight survey. Housing construction and home prices improved, while consumer spending increased in most districts, fueled by rising car and truck sales. The h...

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