The current economic expansion just passed its fifth birthday and still looks young for its age, according to several bank economists.

Seen in terms of a human life span, this economic growth phase, which began in the spring of 1991, is in its early 60s, noted Stuart G. Hoffman, chief economist at PNC Bank Corp., Pittsburgh.

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