The American economy is slowing, dragged
down by trade tensions and weak growth overseas. But there are few signs
that the decade-long expansion is on the verge of stalling out.Gross domestic product, the broadest measure of goods and services produced in the economy, rose at a 2.1 percent annual rate in the second quarter, according to preliminary data released by the Commerce Department on Friday.
Publisher: NYTimes | Author: Ben Casselman