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Topsy-turvy stock market continues

NEW YORK — The stock market’s turbulent ride is set to continue. Stock futures fell sharply today, a day after major indexes posted their biggest gains in more than a year. Excitement over the European Union’s nearly $1 trillion rescue program to support debt-burdened countries faded. Investors have begun to again focus on the health of the global economy. While ...

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Interest rates soar on rescue plan news

NEW YORK — Interest rates surged in the bond market today after European leaders and central banks around the world agreed to rescue measures to help stem growing debt problems in Europe. European Union leaders and the International Monetary Fund agreed to a nearly $1 trillion aid package that will help weak European countries like Greece that are facing mounting ...

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