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2 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

Small stocks sink -- bad sign for economy?

The Russell 2000, an index of smaller stocks, is down 4 percent this year and is trailing the other major market indexes.

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5 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

US stocks have their worst week in two years

Traders moved money into investments traditionally seen as having lower risk Friday, such as U.S. government bonds, gold and utility stocks.

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10 hrs ago | The News Tribune

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Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas, Auto Dealers

14 hrs ago | ABC News

US Markets Retreat for a Second Day

There was no reprieve for investors Friday as the U.S. stock market retreated for a second day.

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Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas

14 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

Stocks to head lower as U.S. jobs data comes in slightly below expectations

North American stock markets looked to extend the sharp losses already registered as August trading got under way amid U.S. employment data that slightly missed expectations.

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15 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Citi says SEC has closed probe of mortgage bonds

Citigroup Inc. says it's been told by the Securities and Exchange Commission that the agency has completed its investigation of the bank's conduct regarding mortgage bonds and won't bring further enforcement action.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Banking, Financial Services, Citigroup

16 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Now what? Stocks mixed in early trading

Stocks were flat in early trading Friday. But after Thursday's huge plunge, flat may be almost as good as up.

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Related Topix: The Dow Company

18 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Argentine markets fall postdefault NY hearing on Friday

Argentina's bond and stock markets and peso currency dropped on Thursday after Latin America's No.

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22 hrs ago | Reuters

Asia stocks sideswiped by Wall Street, but China motors on

Asian shares were mostly under water on Friday after a sudden slump on Wall Street spilled over globally, though a surprisingly strong pick up in manufacturing helped Chinese markets hold at seven-month highs.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Markets see drop in stocks, oil, gold

The stock market had its worst one-day drop since February, driven down by a confluence of worries, from weak company earnings to the looming end of stimulus from the Federal Reserve.

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KING-TV Seattle

Why investors prefer petit stocks over small ones

Stocks of smaller U.S. companies have dropped this year following a spate of warnings that they've become too expensive.

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Related Topix: Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Seattle, WA

The Age

Stocks to watch at close on Thursday

Energy Resources of Australia has reported a first half net loss as the uranium price hovers around nine year lows amid weak demand.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Stocks slump as earnings disappoint

That stimulus has underpinned gains in the stock market for years. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 16 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,953 as of 10:13 a.m. Eastern time.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, Austin, TX, Business News

WYFF-TV Greenville

Stocks set to end July with a whimper

The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq are all down, with the Dow dropping 155 points. The Nasdaq is having the worst day of the three, falling 1.4%..

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Bellingham Herald

Comparing US Fed's views on inflation, job market

A comparison of the Federal Reserve's statements from its two-day meeting that ended Wednesday and its meeting June 17-18: Now: The Fed sees a better job market, but has added new qualifications: "Labor market conditions improved, with the unemployment rate declining further.

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The Gazette

Stocks show little change in wake of Fed meeting

The news was nearly all good. The government said that the economy grew at a robust 4 percent annual rate this spring.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KION 46

Stocks end mixed after pops and drops

Despite strong economic growth and no major surprises from the Federal Reserve, the bulls couldn't quite get it together Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Tribune

Argentina heads into default as debt talks end

Talks aimed at averting Argentina's second default in 13 years ended with bitter recriminations Wednesday as the South American country said it could not accept a deal with U.S. hedge fund creditors it dismisses as "vultures."

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

Federal Reserve stays on cruise control

The central bank has been gradually reducing, or tapering, its monthly bond purchases since January.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Text of the Federal Reserve's statement Wednesday

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that growth in economic activity rebounded in the second quarter.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

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