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Inflation, Oil Battle It Out in Mixed Session for Stocks

Stocks ended mixed today after a volatile session in which the latest evidence that inflation is creeping into the U.S. economy battled for investor attention with a further drop in oil prices ...

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Fed Boosts Rates Again, Sending Stocks Lower

The Federal Reserve today did as most observers expected and raised interest rates for the seventh straight time, and even though the move came as little surprise, it was enough to send stocks lower ...

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Inflation Fears Override M&A Activity To Push Stocks Down

Stocks continued to struggle in the face of mounting inflation concern today, with the Dow falling to its lowest level in six weeks and the Nasdaq treading water as investors digested the latest merger news ...

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Inflation Fears Override M&A Activity To Push Stocks Down

Stocks continued to struggle in the face of mounting inflation concern today, with the Dow falling to its lowest level in six weeks and the Nasdaq treading water as investors digested the latest merger news ...

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Inflation Fears Override M&A Activity To Push Stocks Down

Stocks continued to struggle in the face of mounting inflation concern today, with the Dow falling to its lowest level in six weeks and the Nasdaq treading water as investors digested the latest merger news ...

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Stocks Go Nowhere as Volatile Week Ends

Stocks ended a volatile week with a whimper today, closing mixed as oil prices continued to make investors pause ...

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Stocks Mixed, Flat as Oil Watch Continues

Stocks ended mixed and not far from the flat line today as investors stayed on the sidelines to see what direction oil prices would head ...

NEWS BRIEF

KDE Version 3.4 Unveiled

The open-source KDE Project announced yesterday the release of its K Desktop Environment 3.4. The latest release, which has been in development for more than a year, includes accessibility features the organization says will be a boon for partially sighted and speech-impaired users ...

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Markets Nosedive on Record Oil Prices, GM Loss

Stock markets dropped sharply today as oil prices hit fresh highs and General Motors issued an outlook well below expectations ...

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Stocks Down as Inflation, Other Worries Grow

Stocks gave up more ground today amid lingering inflation worries and concern about the apparent discovery of anthrax in some government mail rooms in Washington, D.C ...

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Stocks Rise on News of Mergers, New CEOs

Amid a flurry of business headlines, stocks posted modest gains today after the largest member of the OPEC oil cartel said the group should consider boosting output in order to keep prices at reasonable levels ...

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Inflation Worries, Trade Gap Send Wall Street Lower

Higher oil prices and a near-record trade deficit combined to spark a Wall Street sell-off heading into the weekend ...

Stock Markets Mixed as Investors Watch for Intel Report

Stock markets were mixed today as investors bought up the blue chips but were more cautious on tech shares ahead of a key update from Intel ...

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Dow Plummets 107 Points as Oil Prices Rise

Stocks lost more ground today, as oil prices and inflation worries overshadowed a report from the Federal Reserve showing many signs of steady economic growth ...

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Stocks Fall on Higher Oil Prices, Tech Outlook

Another jump in oil prices and a lackluster outlook from a key semiconductor firm sent stocks into negative territory today ...

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Stocks End Mixed as Oil Rebounds

Stocks ended mixed today after the Dow fell short in a bid to crack the 11,000 barrier, with tech shares outperforming their blue chip counterparts ...

Jobs Data Sends Stocks to Multi-Year Highs

A surge in job growth in February helped spark a rally on Wall Street today that pushed the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P to their highest closing prices in more than three years ...

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Mixed Economic Signals Produce Mixed Stock Market

Dueling forces battled it out on Wall Street today, with persistently higher oil prices approaching record levels and stronger-than-expected retail sales leaving markets mixed ...

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Jump in Oil Prices Puts Pressure on Stocks

Stocks lost ground today as oil prices surged higher, deflating any optimism resulting from largely upbeat comments made to Congress by Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan ...

Stocks Rise as Oil Holds Below $52 Barrier

Stocks traded higher today as oil failed to break through a key psychological barrier, at least for now ...

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