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Disappointing earnings from a range of companies pushed the stock market lower on Thursday, giving major indexes their third loss this week.
The Dow Jones industrial average closed higher Thursday, regaining half of its plunge the day before, as buyers returned to the market.
Stocks fell Tuesday on Wall Street as investors fretted about the latest chapter in Europe's debt saga.
It may be a big if, but assuming Washington lawmakers can get past the "fiscal cliff," many analysts say that the outlook for stocks next year is good, as a recovering housing market and an improving jobs outlook helps the economy maintain a slow, but steady recovery.
Stocks ended the day little changed Wednesday after a rally prompted by the Federal Reserve's latest economic stimulus program fizzled out.