UK employment data came in weaker than expected as investors also begin to worry about the effects of central banks easing measures.
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IBM, Caterpillar and 3M contribute the most to the Dow's 118% gain since the March 2009 market bottom. Only one Dow stock is lower since then: Hewlett-Packard.
Debt is big business, and companies that serve the needs of borrowers and lenders can be a great investment.
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