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Economy Grew 2.2 Percent In First Quarter Of 2012

By Travis Waldron  

"Economy Grew 2.2 Percent In First Quarter Of 2012"

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The U.S. economy grew 2.2 percent in the first quarter of 2012, according to the latest data from the Commerce Department. The growth was lower than expected — analysts had pegged growth at 2.5 percent. Growth dropped from the last quarter of 2011, when the economy expanded 2.8 percent.

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