U.S. First-Quarter GDP Rises 2.2%, Below Forecasts

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- U.S. gross domestic product in the first quarter rose 2.2%, according to the advance estimate of GDP from the Commerce Department.

Economists called for growth of 2.5%.

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