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Market Wrap: U.S. Stocks Slide on Global Growth Concerns

Filed under: Market News, Global Economy, World Markets, Investing AP/Paul SancyaChevrolet Volts on the assembly line at a General Motors plant in Hamtramck, Michigan. GM’s stock sank Tuesday; analysts predict its earnings will suffer as it invests heavily in production. By STEVE ROTHWELL NEW YORK — The prospects of weakening global growth weighed on the stock market Tuesday. U.S. growth ...

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Market Wrap: Stocks Edge Lower; H&R Block Slides

Filed under: Market News, Mergers & Acquisitions, Investing Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images By STEVE ROTHWELL NEW YORK — Some encouraging corporate news failed to give the broader stock market a boost on Monday, and stocks edged lower as investors waited for news on the outlook for the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policy. Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) jumped after announcing that it ...

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Market Wrap: Jobs Report Boosts Stocks, Dollar

Filed under: Market News Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg/Getty Images By BERNARD CONDON Investors think the U.S. economy is at a perfect temperature for stocks: not too hot, not too cold. The latest evidence came Friday in a jobs report that showed a pickup in hiring last month that could mean more people with paychecks, more spending and higher corporate profits. But ...

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German brewers push into the craft beer market with new hops

In a microbrewery in a trendy Berlin neighborhood, Thorsten Schoppe, one of a wave of beer-makers using new German ingredients to create non-traditional brews, pours hop pellets into a copper vat. “We only use four ingredients, and that’s one of them,” said Schoppe, as the faintly sour scent of beer begins to emanate from the boiling water and malt, “so ...

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After Market: Strong GDP Growth Propels Stocks to a Winning Week

Filed under: Earnings, Market News, Economic Indicators, Economic Recovery, Investing Stocks rallied again on Friday, completing one of the market’s best weeks of the year. This rally is tied to growing signs that the pace of U.S. economic growth is finally picking up. The government reported a 4.1 percent jump in GDP over the summer. That was much stronger than ...

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After Market: Strong GDP Growth Propels Stocks to a Winning Week

Filed under: Earnings, Market News, Economic Indicators, Economic Recovery, Investing Stocks rallied again on Friday, completing one of the market’s best weeks of the year. This rally is tied to growing signs that the pace of U.S. economic growth is finally picking up. The government reported a 4.1 percent jump in GDP over the summer. That was much stronger than ...

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After Market: Fed Taper Taps the Gas Pedal on Stocks

Filed under: Market News, Economic Indicators, Federal Reserve, Stocks, Investing The looming Fed taper has been the talk of Wall Street for months, but it still came as a surprise to investors when it actually happened. Stocks rallied Wednesday following the Fed’s decision to cut its $ 85 billion a month purchase of bonds by $ 10 billion, beginning in ...

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After Market: Fed Taper Taps the Gas Pedal on Stocks

Filed under: Market News, Economic Indicators, Federal Reserve, Stocks, Investing The looming Fed taper has been the talk of Wall Street for months, but it still came as a surprise to investors when it actually happened. Stocks rallied Wednesday following the Fed’s decision to cut its $ 85 billion a month purchase of bonds by $ 10 billion, beginning in ...

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After Market: Retail Registers Ring; Winners & Losers

Filed under: Retail, Market News, Stocks, Economy On Black Friday, it is all about retail. Overall, the major averages gave up most of their gains in the final minutes of trading Friday. The Dow Industrials (^DJI) edged 11 points lower, the S&P 500 (^GPSC) slipped a single point, but the Nasdaq (^IXIC) gained 15 in an abbreviated trading session. The ...

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