Article Photos: Fed survey: US economy picked up at end of year 2/3

In this Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, photo, A "for sale" sign is seen outside Glenview, Ill. Holiday shopping, strong auto sales and a recovering housing market helped boost the U.S. economy from the middle of November through early January, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)