Five questions ahead for the recovering economy

After more than a year of pandemic heartbreak and hardship, the U.S. appears to be on the cusp of a major economic boom.

Forecasters expect the U.S. economy to grow anywhere from 6 to 8 percent this year after the steepest decline in nearly a century, regaining millions of jobs lost to the coronavirus.

There will, however, likely be plenty of speed bumps on the road to recovery. Here are five questions facing the U.S. economy as it climbs out of the COVID-19 recession.