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Stocks Plunge Monday
The Dow is closing down 249 points as a congressional committee appears close to admitting defeat on its deficit-cutting task.
The group was supposed to reduce the deficit by $1.2 trillion over the next decade. Its apparent failure signals that Washington remains gridlocked over crucial fiscal issues…
Stock Market Rebounds After Two-Day Slump
Stock indexes are closing with broad gains as international leaders scramble to save a week-old plan to prevent a financial crisis in Europe. Strong corporate earnings and a bump up in hiring by private companies also helped send markets higher after a steep two-day drop.
Stocks Surge on European Debt Deal, GDP Growth
Stocks are surging after European leaders agreed on a deal to slash Greece's debt load and prevent the financial crisis there from engulfing larger countries like Italy. The Dow Jones industrial average had its biggest gain since Aug. 11th.