Economy in U.S. Probably Expanded at the Fastest Pace

Economy in U.S. Probably Expanded at the Fastest Pace

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Shoppers carry shopping bags at the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, a division of Simon Property Group Inc., in Central Valley, New York, U.S. The economy grew at an average 0.9 percent rate in the first half of 2011, the worst performance of the recovery that began in June 2009.