Thursday brought another day of mixed economic news. Weakness in the construction and manufacturing sectors held back optimism over another week of relatively low unemployment claims, and consumer spending and income both came in below expectations.
But the stock market didn't let anything dampen its enthusiasm, as a gentle rally reversed much of yesterday's losses. At around 10:45 a.m. EST, the Dow Jones Industrials
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