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Stocks inch lower as investors wait on budget

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended the week more or less where they started it. Investors were watching closely while lawmakers in Washington worked at thrashing out a budget agreement. After inching 3.76 points higher on Friday, the Dow Jones industrial average closed at 13,025.58. That's a gain of just 16 points for the week, one of the Dow's smallest moves this year. Along the way, the...