economic contributors by industry sector, from the U.S. Commerce Department

The underlying strength of the United States economy, which has been growing in spite of international headwinds through the Third Quarter of 2015, may need a new shot in the arm from new economic sector heroes if it's to stay in growth mode.

Wall Street Journal staffer Jeffrey Sparshott reports on new Commerce Department gross domestic product by industry data that sobers, especially looking at how far our former sector stars have fallen. Sparshott writes:

The report highlights the many crosscurrents affecting the U.S. economy, from weaker growth abroad and soft commodity prices to steady job creation at home and relatively robust domestic demand for a wide array of services.

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