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Oil below $96 per barrel on jobs, stronger dollar

The price of oil fell below $96 a barrel even as the dollar strengthened against some foreign currencies. Crude prices have been rising, along with the stock market, and investors appeared to take a break from both Thursday. Benchmark oil ...

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Economy accelerates at 2.5 percent rate in Q1

WASHINGTON — After nearly stalling in late 2012, the American economy quickened its pace early this year despite deep government cutbacks. The strongest consumer spending in two years fueled a 2.5 percent annual growth rate in the January-March quarter. The ...

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