The States With The Fastest Growing Economies: 24/7 Wall St.
24/7 Wall St.
| By MICHAEL B. SAUTER and LISA NELSON
In 2011, the U.S. economy grew for the second straight year, although at a slower pace than in 2010. According to figures released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. GDP increased 1.5% — less than half the 3.1% growth in the previous year. Still, this shows the economy is moving in the right direction.