The economy has slowly been bouncing back since the recession ended in 2009, but predictions for 2014 fell short of expectations in the final quarter.
The economy grew at a 2.6 percent annual rate in the October to December period. The growth for the year was a moderate 2.4 percent.
Early 2015 predictions by economists say things are looking up. Mike Regan, editor for Bloomberg News speaks with Here & Now's Lisa Mullins about last year's GDP and the year ahead.
- Mike Regan, editor for Bloomberg News. He tweets @Reganonymous.
This segment aired on January 30, 2015.