URGENT: U.S. economy expands 5.7% in 2021, best performance since 1984

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The U.S. economy expanded 5.7 percent in 2021, marking the best one-year performance since 1984 and underscoring the recovery from a coronavirus pandemic-induced economic downturn, data from the Commerce Department showed Thursday. In the October to December quarter, the economy grew an annualized real 6.9 percent from the preceding quarter.

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