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AT&T's Facebook Win Pulls the Dow Higher

Travis Hoium
April 4, 2013

Stocks moved marginally higher today on mixed economic news. Jobless claims rose by 28,000 to 385,000 last week, which was higher than expected, but the reading had some quirks related to the Easter holiday and spring break. The Department of Labor adjusts numbers for seasonal swings, but holidays can throw off those adjustments, so the labor market ma