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Encouraging news on economy fails to lift stocks

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NEW YORK (AP) — Encouraging news on the U.S. economy wasn't enough to give the stock market its fourth straight day of gains. Manufacturing grew faster in April than in March as exports picked up and factories accelerated hiring. U.S. shoppers ramped up their spending in March at the fastest pace in 4½ years and construction spending also ticked higher. The reports, coming a day after the...

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