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Dow Down 22; Stocks Gain for Week

Crude oil tumbles $2.65

(Newser) - Stocks pulled back today after hitting their 2009 peaks in yesterday's session, the Wall Street Journal reports. Despite modest declines, transportation stocks—considered the first to benefit in a recovery—remained strong, with FedEx up 6.43%. Crude tumbled $2.65 to $69.20 a barrel. The Dow lost 22.... More »

Oil, Transport Send Dow Up 97

(Newser) - Markets tacked on solid gains today, with the Dow and S&P 500 up for a third consecutive month, the Wall Street Journal reports. Oil was up to a 6-month-high, as were transport stocks on hopes of orders. “There are signs things are being transported,” a manager said.... More »

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