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Stocks ground lower Tuesday as budget gridlock in Washington brought the United States closer to an unprecedented default on its debt.
A surprisingly strong housing report helped push the stock market mostly higher Wednesday, while weak earnings reports from Intel and IBM weighed on the Dow Jones industrial average.