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U.S. Stocks Mostly Lower Ahead Of Economic Reports

New York (AFP) – U.S. stocks Monday moved mostly lower in early trade as investors looked ahead to a smattering of economic reports in a holiday-shortened week. About 30 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 5.71 points (0.03 percent) to 16,484.12. The broad-based S&P 500 slipped 1.58 (0.09 percent) to 1,839.82, while […]

December 30, 2013

Dismal Jobs Report Points to Slowing Recovery

As the early August debt-ceiling deadline looms, the release of two dismal economic reports can only fan the flames of partisan debate. Both the BLS and the U.S. Department of Commerce release data that points to yet another economic slowdown. The increase in the unemployment rate, the widespread shedding of government jobs, and the increase […]

July 8, 2011