The U.S. economy is bigger than it was pre-pandemic, but Covid could still decide what happens next

A worker hoists a flight chain at the Calder Brothers' facility in Taylors, South Carolina, U.S., July 19, 2021.Brandon Granger | Calder Brothers Corporation | ReutersThe U.S. economy is now larger than it was before the pandemic, but its growth rate may have peaked this year at a much slower pace than expected.That doesn't mean the second half of the year won't be strong or the recovery will be derailed. The question is how strong growth can be, with a...