After a big rally last week, the Dow, S&P and NASDAQ are down big over the past two days. This is the first time since January 2003 that all three indices are simultaneously down over 3.5% in a two day period.
The Intrade market (www.intrade.com) is predicting that McCain is starting to pull away in the GOP race while Clinton and Obama are still neck-and-neck. See how the candidates stack up going into Super Tuesday...
Today's payroll numbers are in and this is the first month since August 2003 that the economy shed jobs instead of adding. Total non-farm payrolls fell by 17,000. On the flip side, December's meek increase was revised up from 18,000 to 82,000. So what is the underlying trend?
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