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Investment Figures Of The Week


Investment Figures of the Week

Investment Figures of the Week

A mixed week in the financial markets, with stocks and bonds alike buffeted by

each day's economic tidings. Weakness in the dollar kept bond prices under

pressure, but upbeat inflation news caused the stock and bond markets to stage

a sharp recovery on Aug. 24. Traders were cheered by word from the Commerce

Dept. that orders for durable goods fell unexpectedly in July. The news

bolstered trading in London, where stocks rose to their highest level in five

months.


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