US stocks gave up early gains on firm bank earnings and a rise in consumer confidence Friday to end the day broadly lower, with worries about the new earnings season clouding optimism. Better-than-expected third quarter gains by JPMorgan Chase and...
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New York stock markets slid Friday after the Bureau of Labor Statistics said the producer price index increased 1.1 percent August to September. Core prices, which exclude food and energy items, held steady, but fuel costs rose 4.7 percent month to...