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US stocks slide as dismal jobless data offsets new European stimulus

US stocks sank Thursday as another round of dismal weekly jobless-claims data offset new economic stimulus efforts in Europe. US jobless claims for the week that ended on Saturday totaled 1.9 million, the Labour Department said Thursday. That exceeded the median economist estimate. Continuing claims, which represent the aggregate total […]
US stocks slide as dismal jobless data offsets new European stimulus