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Stocks end slightly lower on disappointing data

Stocks fluctuated Friday after a mixed batch of readings on consumer spending contributed to a muddled picture of the economy. Full story

Stocks fall for 4th day after retail sales report

The stock market has fallen for the fourth straight day after a mixed batch of readings on consumer spending contributed to a muddled picture of the economy. Full story

How the major stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks extended their losing streak to four days Friday after a mixed batch of readings on consumers further muddled investors' sense of the economy. The major stock indexes fluctuated throughout the day before closing slightly lower in response to a drop in retail sales during July. Full story

Stocks end day down big amid Fed's gloom

Stocks and interest rates fell sharply Wednesday as more bad news chipped away at investors' view of the U.S. economy. Full story

Stocks have half-way comeback after Fed meeting

THE MARKET'S SO-SO REACTION: The Dow Jones industrial average was down more than 100 points and recovered ground after the Federal Reserve said it would buy government debt to help stimulate the economy. But the Dow still finished with a loss of 54 as investors realized the Fed move's won't have a b Full story

Stocks, dollar fall after weak US jobs report

Safety first. That appears to be the new motto for investors trying to figure out how bad the emerging slowdown in U.S. economic growth is going to be. Full story

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