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Fear sweeps Wall Street

August 9th, 2011 6:10 am by Associated Press

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Fed may react to market plunge and stalled economy

August 9th, 2011 6:06 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) A plunging stock market and a stalled U.S. economy may force the Federal Reserve to use the dwindling number of tools it has left in an effort to boost growth and keep the country from sliding back into recession.At the very least, the ce

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States await fallout from federal debt downgrade; Virgina, Tenn. on the 'worried' list

August 9th, 2011 6:01 am by Associated Press

States with high numbers of federal workers or contractors, large military presences or generous Medicaid programs for the needy are among the most vulnerable from Standard & Poor's recent downgrade of U.S. government debt.Last week's action by S&P is exp

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Dow takes a beating, down over 600 points

August 8th, 2011 5:11 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) Stocks plunged Monday as anxiety overtook investors on the first trading day since Standard & Poor's downgraded American debt.The Dow Jones industrials fell 634.76 points. It was the sixth worst point decline for the Dow in the last 112 yea

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US markets fall sharply, Dow down more than 450

August 8th, 2011 2:19 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) The U.S. stock market joined a sell-off around the world Monday in the first trading since Standard & Poor's downgraded American debt.The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 450 points in afternoon trading. Treasury prices rose des

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Global stocks take a pounding on US debt downgrade fears

August 8th, 2011 10:45 am by Associated Press

LONDON (AP) Global stocks took another pounding Monday as worries over the downgrade of U.S. debt outweighed relief at the European Central Bank's purchase of Italian and Spanish bonds to help the two countries avoid devastating defaults.The world's lead

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US stocks down sharply

August 8th, 2011 9:50 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) The U.S. stock market joined a sell-off around the world Monday in the first trading since Standard & Poor's downgraded American debt and gave investors another reason to be anxious.The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 250 points

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