Thursday, November 29, 2012 4:58 pm
News Summary: Stock market makes slight gains
By The Associated Press
DIVIDEND RUSH: Guess joined the ranks of companies pledging special dividends to shareholders before favorable tax rates on dividends expire at the end of the year.
THE ECONOMY: The government raised its estimate for U.S. economic growth to an annual rate of 2.7 percent in the July-through-September period. That's more than twice the 1.3 percent rate logged in the three previous months.