Latest News Wires US economy grew at 3.5 percent rate in third quarter (+video)

The nation's gross domestic product for the three months ending in September was a little better than analysts were anticipating.

By , Associated Press

Nathan Gray, Anderson Independent Mail/AP

The US economy grew at a solid annual rate of 3.5 percent in the July-September quarter, propelled by solid gains in business investment, export sales and the biggest jump in military spending in five years.