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Stocks tumble after dismal jobs report

Stocks opened sharply lower Friday following a much weaker-than-expected March unemployment report in addition to ongoing worries over North Korea.The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened sharply in the red, dragged by Cisco and Bank of America.The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq also tumbled at the open. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, spiked abo… Continue reading

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Businesses signal a rise in investment plans

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Italy vote hits world markets, euro; U.S. stocks up

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Italy vote hits world stocks; Bernanke lifts Wall Street

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Business spending plans gauge rebounds

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HSBC Preliminary China Nov Manufacturing PMI 50.4 Vs Final Oct PMI 49.5

The preliminary HSBC China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index, a gauge of nationwide manufacturing activity, rose to 50.4 in November compared with a final reading of 49.5 in October, HSBC Holdings PLC said Thursday. Continue reading

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Aleppans stretched to limit in war for Syrian city

The rumble of engines in the sky immediately set the Aleppo neighborhood below on edge. Men peeked from shops anxiously at the Syrian warplane circling slowly overhead. Housewives emerged on balconies to gauge whether they were about to be hit. Continue reading

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Retail sales point to stronger consumer spending

U.S. retail sales rose in September as Americans bought more cars and gasoline, while a gauge of consumer spending pointed to stronger-than-expected economic growth in the third quarter. Retail sales increased 1. Continue reading

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News Summary: Why dull isn’t bad on Wall Street

SLEEPY STOCKS: Prices are moving up or down each day at less than half the levels of this time last year. Trading volume is down a fifth Continue reading

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Airline orders help boost durable goods orders

New orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in July, but a second straight month of declines in a gauge of planned business spending pointed to a slowing growth trend in the factory sector. Continue reading

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