U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew (R) tours the Patton Electronics Company with Bobby (front L) and Burt Patton (back L) in Gaithersburg, Maryland November 7, 2013. U.S. economic growth ... more 
U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew (R) tours the Patton Electronics Company with Bobby (front L) and Burt Patton (back L) in Gaithersburg, Maryland November 7, 2013. U.S. economic growth accelerated in the third quarter as businesses restocked shelves but the slowest expansion in consumer spending in two years pointed to an underlying weakness. Gross domestic product expanded at a 2.8 percent annual rate, the quickest pace since the third quarter of 2012, the Commerce Department said on Thursday. It was a pick-up from a 2.5 percent clip in the second quarter and beat economists' expectations for 2.0 percent growth. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS) less 
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