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STOCKS FALL: Here's What You Need To Know

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A model of a power shovel is seen as visitors climb on a mining truck as they attend "Expomin 2012", a Chilean mining fair in Santiago.

Bad news out of China was offset by good news out of Europe. Meanwhile, the U.S. continues to hum along.

First, the scoreboard:

  • Dow:  15,542.2, -25.5, -0.1 %
  • S&P 500: 1,685.9, -6.4, -0.3%
  • NASDAQ: 3,579.6, +0.3, +0.0%

And now, the top stories:

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