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  • Stock market » Stocks Surge despite Soft Labor Report
    October 23, 2013, 06:32 GMT

    Stocks in the US got off to a strong start on Tuesday despite a weaker than expected September jobs report which was shrugged off by investors. The S&P 500 index along with the Russell 2000 hit new all-time highs on Tuesday. Earning continued to impress with Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) , DuPont (NYSE:DD) and United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) all

  • The stock market’s rally was short-lived as the US government shutdown weighed heavily on investors, who are desperately trying to size the effects of the budget impasse on the US economy. The federal government entered its second day of a partial shutdown, as Democrats and Republicans continue to disagree on how to fund the government.