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By Sara Sjolin , MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) — European stock markets extended gains into a fourth straight day on Thursday after a successful Italian debt sale and as U.S. jobless claims fell more than expected last week. The Stoxx Europe 600 index XX:SXXP +0.60% rose 0.6% to close at 294.96, after posting the best daily performance in a little over a month on Wednesday. Slowest recovery in history? Stanford economist John Taylor explains why the economy isn’t creating more jobs. The interview was conducted by Peter Robinson for 'Uncommon Knowledge,' a production of The Hoover Institution. “We generally see a lot of positive things going on. U.S. markets are performing well, with the S&P SPX