U.S. growth seen holding above 2 percent: N.Y. Fed


NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. economy remained on track to expand a tad above 2 percent in the coming months as this week's data hinted at moderate growth in consumer spending and a rebound in factory activity, the New York Federal Reserve said on Friday.


The regional central bank said its Nowcast model showed the gross domestic product likely grew at a 2.08 percent annualized pace in the second quarter, compared with a 2.11 percent estimate a week ago. Its growth forecast on third-quarter GDP was 2.21 percent, versus 2.14 percent a week earlier.


(Reporting by Richard Leong; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)


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