consumer spending

Updated at 10:59 a.m. ET

U.S. economic growth fell to a 2.1% annual rate in the second quarter — down from a 3.1% pace in the first three months of 2019, the Commerce Department said. But growth came in slightly stronger than many analysts had expected.

A new report says Ohio's per capita consumer spending rose 12 percent in the three years after the Great Recession ended in 2009.