The past ten years haven’t been the healthiest for the U.S. economy, to put it lightly. The decade began inauspiciously with the bursting of the dot-com bubble and ended in a financial crisis and a tepid recovery. But the suffering wasn’t evenly distributed. In fact many industries were created during this period, and others found their stride. The market research outfit IBISWorld released a report this month ranking the fastest growing industries over the past ten years, along with its predictions of where these industries will stand five years from now. Some sectors are more obvious than others, (we all know healthcare is a growing segment of the economy) but many are less than obvious. So if you’re looking for a little good news in these economically uncertain times, we present the 10 most turbo-charged sectors of the U.S. economy.
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