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2 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Stocks slump as earnings disappoint

That stimulus has underpinned gains in the stock market for years. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 16 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,953 as of 10:13 a.m. Eastern time.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, Austin, TX, Business News

3 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

Stocks set to end July with a whimper

The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq are all down, with the Dow dropping 155 points. The Nasdaq is having the worst day of the three, falling 1.4%..

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5 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Comparing US Fed's views on inflation, job market

A comparison of the Federal Reserve's statements from its two-day meeting that ended Wednesday and its meeting June 17-18: Now: The Fed sees a better job market, but has added new qualifications: "Labor market conditions improved, with the unemployment rate declining further.

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10 hrs ago | The Gazette

Stocks show little change in wake of Fed meeting

The news was nearly all good. The government said that the economy grew at a robust 4 percent annual rate this spring.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KION 46

Stocks end mixed after pops and drops

Despite strong economic growth and no major surprises from the Federal Reserve, the bulls couldn't quite get it together Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Tribune

Argentina heads into default as debt talks end

Talks aimed at averting Argentina's second default in 13 years ended with bitter recriminations Wednesday as the South American country said it could not accept a deal with U.S. hedge fund creditors it dismisses as "vultures."

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

Federal Reserve stays on cruise control

The central bank has been gradually reducing, or tapering, its monthly bond purchases since January.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Text of the Federal Reserve's statement Wednesday

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that growth in economic activity rebounded in the second quarter.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Cybercast News Service

Major markets little changed after economic news

U.S. stocks crept higher following news that the economy surged ahead in the spring.

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KXLY-TV Spokane

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Wall Street is waiting on key economic data releases Wednesday and the numbers could have a major impact on trading trends.

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Cybercast News Service

Europe shares drift ahead of data; Asia gains

World markets were mostly higher Wednesday ahead of U.S. economic data while cheery earnings from major Japanese companies such as Honda Motor Co.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Honda Motor Co

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hispanic Business

Tokyo stocks edge up in morning on positive earnings reports

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 42.33 points, or 0.27 percent, from Tuesday to 15,660.40.

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The New Zealand Herald

NZ dollar falls below 85 US cents after Fonterra cuts payout to farmers

The kiwi fell as low as 84.90 US cents overnight and was trading at 84.96 cents at 8am in Wellington, from 85.15 cents at 5pm yesterday.

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Related Topix: Food, Fonterra Cooperative Group

KION 46

Telecom bounce not enough to buoy stocks

The summer doldrums appear to be officially here. Stocks didn't do much Tuesday -- a day after the market was mostly spinning its wheels.

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Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Video Games, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App

Bradenton.com

Argentina fights with debt holdouts; default nears

Here are the issues at stake: In 1998, Argentina fell into recession and faced crushing payments on its international debt.

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The Fresno Bee

Stocks inch up ahead of economic data

Earnings reports and corporate news drove trading in individual stocks. Major indexes in Europe and Asia closed with slight gains.

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The Item

Stocks turn mixed at midday ahead of economic data

Major stock indexes turned mixed in midday trading as investors waited for a series of key economic reports from the U.S. and China later in the week.

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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Stocks flat ... but keep eye on UPS and Apple

The summer doldrums appear to be officially here. Stocks didn't do much in early trading Tuesday -- a day after the market was mostly spinning its wheels.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US stocks fall at midday on cooling home sales

The doctor who performed the autopsy on an Arizona death-row inmate whose execution was prolonged says the intravenous lines were placed correctly.

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Related Topix: Housing, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Bellingham Herald

Asia stocks widen gains ahead of US, China data

KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 added 0.6 percent to 15,618.07. South Korea's Kospi posted its highest close since August 2011, rising 0.6 percent to 2,061.97.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Honda Motor Co, Housing

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