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Economy Up 4 Percent; Stock Prices at 3-Year High

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Economy Up 4 Percent; Stock Prices at 3-Year High

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Economy Up 4 Percent; Stock Prices at 3-Year High

Economy Up 4 Percent; Stock Prices at 3-Year High

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The Commerce Department reports better than expected third-quarter economic growth numbers. Also, year-end trading boosts stock prices to their highest levels since the dot com bust of 2001. Even bad news about the pharmaceutical industry could not dispel the market's buoyant mood. Hear NPR's Jim Zarroli.