Stocks end mixed after reports on U.S. economy
Published 09/05/2012, The Jamestown Sun
Stocks zigged and zagged after reports that the U.S. economy is weakening at a time when China and Europe are also slowing. The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 54.90 points at 13,035.94 on Tuesday. Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar was the weakest stock in the Dow average, slipping 3 percent, or $2.67, to $82.66. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 1.64 points to 1,404.94.Word count: 613
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