Most people look forward to weekends. But lately, the stock market has been nervous on most Fridays, as the uncertainty in Europe raises the possibility of some new problem arising over the weekend. The latest data on the U.S. trade deficit supported fears about Europe, as exports to the European Union fell by more than 11% in April. Still, without any huge news, the markets were pretty quiet, and the Dow Jones Industrials
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