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US stocks slip on earnings, slow growth

NEW YORK — Stocks are slightly lower in afternoon trading after the U.S. said economic growth slowed more than expected in the summer. Earnings reports came in mixed, with companies including Buffalo Wild Wings and camera maker GoPro plunging after ...

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Global tensions can’t dent enthusiasm for stocks

A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank’s finances look shaky. And the U.S. stock market’s response? After dipping briefly on the bad news, it climbs higher. ...

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US stocks plunge on European debt worries

NEW YORK CITY — Stocks plunged Monday after warnings about the finances of several European countries stoked fears that the region's debt crisis is worsening. The euro dipped briefly to its lowest level against the dollar in two months.

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Stocks slide after unemployment claims jump

NEW YORK CITY — Renewed worries about the health of the job market drove stocks lower Thursday after the government reported an unexpected jump in unemployment claims. The Labor Department said that first-time claims for unemployment ...

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Jump in holiday retail sales pushes stocks higher

NEW YORK CITY — Stocks extended a rally Wednesday on signs that consumers are spending more this holiday season. Major retailers reported stronger sales for November in the latest encouraging signal on the economy. Stocks added to their gains in mid-morning trading ...

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