Archive for October 3rd, 2013

News Summary: Stocks sag on shutdown, weak hiring

October 3, 2013
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DAY TWO: The stock market opened sharply lower on the second day of a partial shutdown of the U.S. government. It recouped some of the loss following news that President Barack Obama had summoned Congressional leaders to the White House for talks. The Dow Jones industrial average fell as much as 147 points in...
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Wall Street ends lower on worries of prolonged shutdown

October 3, 2013
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By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street retreated on Wednesday, the second day of a partial U.S. government shutdown, as political wrangling in Washington raised investor concerns that the stoppage could be prolonged.
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