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Dollars and Sense: Markets remain jittery on mixed economic news

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by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 5/18/15, 10:56 am

Markets jittery. We saw a lot of volatility in the markets last week. On May 8, the markets had their best day in several months. Then they dropped Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of last week. If you look at the end-of-day closes, you might think the markets just drifted, but there were a lot of intra-day ups and downs. Then they roared back on Thursday, with the S&P setting a new record, and the Dow getting close to records. Both indexes rose again, though only slightly, on Friday.

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Dollars and Sense: Jobs picture improves as recovery plods along

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by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 5/11/15, 10:08 am

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