Short-term market movements always seem to derive from daily news events, and there's never a shortage of potential reasons for a move in either direction. Today, some are pointing to poor April sales figures from major retail companies, while others highlight profit declines at General Motors as evidence that the European sovereign debt crisis will have lasting effects not only on the Continent but throughout the global economy. Meanwhile, investors are anxiously awaiting tomorrow's employment report for signs of broader macroeconomic strength. Amid those tidal forces, the Dow Jones Industrials
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