Ford Motor Co. C-Max hybrid cars reach the end of the production line at the company’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan, U.S. (Photographer: Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg)

Bulging Stockpiles to Weigh on U.S. Growth Throughout the Year

(Bloomberg) -- The rising stockpiles of cars, furniture and other goods that helped the U.S. economy boom in 2018 are now poised to cause a hangover this year.