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The stock market rose Thursday after a pair of lackluster economic reports convinced traders that the U.S. central bank will continue to boost the economy with its stimulus program.
At first glance, it looked as if the elections might be a slam-dunk for Republicans this year, given the way presidents in recent history have fared in the face of poorly performing economies. But as the GOP is finding out, today's economy is a double-edged sword that is cutting both for and against President Obama.
Major stock indexes sank Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it was concerned about the strength of the U.S. economy.
The Dow Jones industrial average surged 286 points Wednesday, its best day this year.
Stocks plunged Friday after a dismal report on the job market renewed fears of another recession.
The nation's unemployment rate crept back up toward double-digit levels last month, rising to 9.8 percent after being stuck around 9.6 percent for much of the year, the Labor Department reported Friday morning.