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- Budget deal exposes GOP divisions; conservatives slam tax hikes, vague cuts
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Better news on jobs and consumer spending pushed stocks higher Thursday.
The Dow Jones industrial average has reached another milestone, recording its longest winning streak since 1996.
Renewed worries about Europe overshadowed an encouraging U.S. jobs report, and stocks flipped between slight gains and losses on Thursday.
Stocks are dropping again on Wall Street as investors lose hope that Washington will meet a self-imposed deadline for reaching a budget deal by year-end.
Stocks rose strongly Thursday on Wall Street following positive reports about manufacturing and consumer confidence, two keys elements of the economic recovery.
Poor corporate earnings reports pounded the stock market Friday in a sour end to an otherwise strong week of trading. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 200 points for its worst day in four months.
U.S. stocks meandered sideways Monday as fears about Europe overshadowed recent excitement about central banks' efforts to boost the market.
Stocks got a modest bounce, but not enough to break even for the day, after minutes from a Federal Reserve meeting appeared to show increased urgency about providing more help for the American economy.
U.S. stocks fell Monday as evidence piled up that the global economic slowdown is dragging on Asia.