Company restocking lifted US economic growth in Q3

FILE - In this Tuesday, July 16, 2013, file photo, a covered vehicle sits in part of the new paint shop at Chrysler's Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Sterling Heights, Mich. The Commerce Department issues its first estimate of how fast the U.S. economy grew in the July-September quarter on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy expanded at a 2.8 percent annual rate from July through September, a surprising acceleration ahead of the 16-day partial government shutdown. But much of the strength came from a buildup in company stockpiling.