Plenty of growth, not enough workers or supplies

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy causes confusion and whiplash almost as quickly as it creates jobs. Barely more than a year after the coronavirus caused the worst economic slump and job loss, the recovery has been so unexpectedly fast that many companies are unable to fill jobs or raise enough supplies to meet a pent-up rush of customer demand. Economic forecasters, who have few historical precedents to guide them through the aftermath of a global pandemic, ponder questions they cannot answer with confidence.

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