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Dow flirts extremely close to 20K milestone

Edges close Friday morning and early afternoon
The Dow flirted extremely close to the 20,000 psychological milestone on Friday, spending most of the morning and early afternoon reaching less than half a percentage point off the threshold at times. Ever since the presidential election, the Dow, viewed as an indicator of economic health, edged closer, with Friday’s rise marking another record high.
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Financial purge: Big bank stocks plunge

Dramatic crash in oil prices to blame
The DOW is not looking good as financial names took a big hit Thursday. Reeling off a 400-point loss, oil prices dropped below $27 a barrel for the second time in recent weeks. It settled at $26.21, the lowest point since 2003.
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Stock markets tank as investors go bearish

This is the worst start ever to a calendar year
Investors are scrambling as they continue to head into what is the worst start ever to a calendar year for the stock market. But amid all the negative reports, an article in Business Insider said that in a note to clients, Deutsche Bank's Jim Reid gave some reason for optimism for the future.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Welcome to 2016

Let's take a look back and a look ahead
Well, since you’re reading this, it appears that we all survived another New Year’s Eve. And whether you spent it crammed into Times Square like a sardine, hanging from the rafters at a secret underground rave, or sitting at home on your couch and consequently falling asleep before the ball dropped, it’s now time to get geared up for 2016. So here's a look back at how 2015 ended and what 2016 will hold, all in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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