US economy grew at 2.7 percent rate in summer - Article Photos 1/1

FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2012 file photo, production line workers, Xiao Yins-Wong, left, and Chui M. Wong, straighten the wick in the candles at Chesapeake Bay Candle factory in Glen Burnie Md. The U.S. economy grew at a 2.7 percent annual rate from July through September, much faster than first thought. The strength is expected to fade in the final months of the year because of uncertainty about looming tax increases and government spending cuts. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)