- Jun 23, 2009
- Reaction score
- Bagdad, La.
- Political Leaning
- Very Conservative
Great job, Mr. President! Greeeeeeaaaaat job!
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Productivity, a sore spot for the U.S. economy over the past few years, has now declined in three straight quarters, according to data released Tuesday.
Productivity in the second quarter unexpectedly fell 0.5%, well below expectations, the Labor Department said. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had forecast a 0.3% gain in productivity in the quarter.
Productivity declines for third straight quarter - MarketWatch