PHILADELPHIA -- The outlook for real gross domestic product growth is less optimistic now than it was three months ago, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's survey of 30 forecasters.

The consensus now sees real GDP growing at a 2.6% rate over the next two quarters, down from 3% in the last survey. For the year, the forecasters see real GDP growing at 3.7%, compared with 3.6% in the last survey, but then decelerating to 2.5% in 1995.

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