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Stocks waver after a 3-day rally; Wal-Mart sinks retailers

  NEW YORK — Stocks are mostly lower Thursday as a three-day rally loses steam. Consumer stocks are sliding after Wal-Mart reported disappointing results and cut its sales projections, and bank stocks are giving up some of their recent gains. Investors are applauding IBM’s latest acquisition. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 4 points to 16,457 as of ...

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US stocks jump as Microsoft leads a tech stock surge

  NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are rising sharply on Friday, led by a big gain in technology companies after Microsoft posted a strong fourth quarter, as did Visa and MasterCard. Global stock indexes also rallied. Asian markets climbed after Japan’s central bank announced more aggressive moves to stimulate that country’s economy. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose ...

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Shooting begins in Jackson for biopic on James Brown

JACKSON — Filming is underway in Jackson for the James Brown biopic “Get On Up.” Extras arrived last week at Thalia Mara Hall, where they were transformed into fans from concert scenes in various time periods. Details of the productions are being kept under wraps, but Trish Hoffman, executive producer of the film, said filming is going great. Hoffman tells ...

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