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S&P 500 down in 2016’s first stock trading

With problems in the China markets today, the S&P 500 Index was down 2.7 percent today, MarketWatch reported. The stocks hit the hardest today spanned a range of industries with the worst decline coming from the fashion accessories industry. Fossil ...

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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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U.S. stocks rise after corporate deals, Japan report

NEW YORK — Stocks rose for a third straight day Monday after Google and two other companies announced acquisitions and Japan said its economy was stronger than expected following the March earthquake. The return of “Merger Monday” on Wall Street ...

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Stocks rise after unemployment report

NEW YORK — Stocks are rising after news that fewer people joined the unemployment line last week and word that a technology bellwether’s profit beat expectations. The Dow Jones industrial average is up 256 points, or 2.4 percent, at 10,972 ...

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U.S. stocks rise slightly after big fall

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are rising in early trading, a day after their worst drop since 2008. The Federal Reserve meets Tuesday and traders are speculating that it may announce more help for the economy, which has stumbled this ...

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