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NEW YORK (AP) — The outlook for hiring is improving and the economy is growing at its fastest pace in more than a year, so what’s the bad news for the stock market?

Stocks fell Thursday after the government reported that the number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest in nearly six years last week. Also, the U.S. economy grew at a 3.6 percent annual rate from July through September, the fastest since early 2012.

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