Once again, the U.S. stock market is mostly shrugging off negative news from Europe. Today, the Spanish economy formally entered into recession, with its second-straight quarterly decline in GDP as yet another symbol of Europe's ongoing struggles. In addition, the Commerce Department said that consumer income rose 0.4% last month, although growth in consumer spending slowed to 0.3% as gas prices stopped rising. But after a modest decline near the open, the Dow Jones Industrials
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