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Topic - Ted Wieseman
Ted Wieseman, economist at Morgan Stanley, said he estimates growth in the last quarter of 2013 was closer to 2.5 percent than the 3.2 percent rate reported last week by the Commerce Department, thanks to the worse than expected Christmas shopping season revealed in Thursday’s retail sales report.
“Weakness in January was not too surprising after widespread indications of a large weather drag on sales in the middle and eastern parts of the country during the last week of the month,” but Mr. Wieseman said he had figured growth was healthier at the end of last year.