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The Monitor's weekly news quiz for Oct. 24-28, 2011

2. Stock markets rallied worldwide Oct. 26 when a deal on the eurozone crisis was announced. The big news overshadowed some other cheery news for US investors. what was it?

Spurred in part by stronger consumer spending, the US economy grew by 2.5 percent last quarter, nearly twice its anemic 1.3 percent rate the quarter before. It's seen as an indication that we may avoid a double-dip recession.

Spurred in part by stronger consumer spending, the US economy grew by 2.5 percent last quarter, nearly twice its anemic 1.3 percent rate the quarter before. It's seen as an indication that we may avoid a double-dip recession.

Spurred in part by stronger consumer spending, the US economy grew by 2.5 percent last quarter, nearly twice its anemic 1.3 percent rate the quarter before. It's seen as an indication that we may avoid a double-dip recession.

Spurred in part by stronger consumer spending, the US economy grew by 2.5 percent last quarter, nearly twice its anemic 1.3 percent rate the quarter before. It's seen as an indication that we may avoid a double-dip recession.

Unemployment edged slightly downward

 

The US economy grew almost twice as fast this quarter as it did last quarter

 

The Wall Street Journal was changing the ink used in its print edition so that it wouldn't rub off on your hands

 

Billionaire Warren Buffett was giving out 20s on Wall Street

 
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