U.S. economy expands 3.2%

Consumer spending fuels GDP growth in fourth quarter

Posted: January 31, 2014 at 2 a.m.

The U.S. economy expanded at a 3.2 percent pace in the fourth quarter as spending climbed the most in three years, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

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