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Dow average dumps Kraft Foods for UnitedHealth

NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average is dumping Cool Whip for copays. The Dow, perhaps the most widely known barometer of the U.S. stock market, announced Friday that it would boot Kraft Foods to make room for UnitedHealth ...

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Dow crosses 13,000 for first time since 2008

NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 13,000 on Tuesday for the first time since May 2008, when the Lehman Brothers investment bank was solvent, unemployment a healthy 5.4 percent and the worst of the Great Recession months ...

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Apple’s earnings miss drags tech stocks lower

NEW YORK — A rare earnings miss by Apple pulled down technology stocks Wednesday. Broad market indexes turned lower in late afternoon trading on reports of an impasse in talks to resolve Europe’s debt crisis. The leaders of Germany, France, ...

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Dow falls more than 400 points on fears about economy

NEW YORK — Stocks have closed sharply lower after investors sold stocks with abandon, convinced that the U.S. and the world are headed for a new recession. The Dow Jones industrial average fell as much as 527 points, the second ...

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Stocks jump; Dow notches best gain in 2 weeks

NEW YORK — Stocks posted their biggest jump in nearly two weeks on Tuesday. Investors picked up cheaply priced stocks after fears that the U.S. would slip into a recession pounded the market over the last month. The Dow jumped ...

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Stocks inch higher, shaking off 4 weeks of losses

NEW YORK — It was another day of big swings in the Dow Jones industrial average, but at least Monday ended with a modest gain. The Dow soared 200 points in the morning, an encouraging start after four weeks of ...

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