San Francisco Chronicle
Stocks end lower as 'cliff' talks drag on
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended modestly lower Wednesday as talks aimed at averting a "fiscal cliff" of tax increases and government spending cuts hit a lull. The Dow Jones industrial average ended down 98.99 points, 0.74%, 13,251.97. The broader ...
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US stocks lower as 'fiscal cliff' looms
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