U.S. stocks finished the week mixed to flat, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average posting modest gains on Friday, following stronger-than expected retail sales and a boost in consumer confidence early this month.
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Stocks skidded Tuesday as disappointing reports from McDonald's, 3M and Kroger offset an earnings beat from FedEx. Gains in the dollar also weighed on the market.
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Stocks skidded Tuesday after disappointing sales from McDonald's and gains in the dollar.
Stocks skidded Tuesday as the strengthening dollar chased buyers from the equity markets.
Stocks looked set for a slight rise at the open Tuesday as European markets erased early losses and FedEx helped sentiment with some bullish guidance.
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U.S. stocks posted modest gains this week, following a better-than-expected jobs report on Friday, which boosted hopes for an economic recovery and stabilization in the labor market.
Stocks closed sharply lower, led by a selloff of financial shares.
Stocks opened mildly positive as a continued decline in weekly jobless claims help brighten hopes that the decline in the economy was abating—but surprisingly weak retail sales numbers tempered the enthusiasm.
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On a short holiday week where the Dow started off at a new 2009 high before losing ground Friday on concerns over Dubai's debt standing, the markets managed a mixed to flat performance for the week.
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