This Week in the Economy

by CoyDavidson on November 21, 2014

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Stocks Up for 5th Straight Week with Modest Gains

All three major stock indexes finished the week with modest gains. The tech heavy Nasdaq finished up 0.52% for the week. The Dow advanced 0.99% and the S&P 500 gained 1.16% for the week.

Below are links to the top economic stories for the week:

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