U.S. breaks record with 121st consecutive month of growth

According to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), the United States is now living its longest economic expansion. Started in June 2009 after the Great Recession, this expansion cycle has just exceeded the record duration of 120 consecutive months of economic growth observed between March 1991 and March 2001. With an unemployment rate of 3.6 percent, the lowest level since 1969, and a cumulative 25% increase in GDP over the last decade, the US economy seems more robust than ever despite repeated fears over global growth likely slowed by trade tensions.