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US Economy Grew 1.7% in Second Quarter

US Economy Grew 1.7% in Second Quarter

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The US economy grew a stronger-than-expected 1.7 percent in the second quarter, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

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The figure was well above the 1.1 percent pace estimated on average by analysts. But the department sharply revised the first-quarter figure to 1.1 percent from the prior 1.8 percent reading.


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