U.S. stocks fell in early trading Thursday, as disappointing economic data and a couple bad earnings reports from the retail industry forced investors to seek safety. The Labor Department said ... more 
U.S. stocks fell in early trading Thursday, as disappointing economic data and a couple bad earnings reports from the retail industry forced investors to seek safety. The Labor Department said Thursday, U.S. consumer prices rose at their fastest pace in nearly a year in April. The consumer price index, an often-quoted barometer of inflation in the U.S., rose by 0.3 percent last month due to higher food and gas prices. Inflation is on pace to rise 2 percent this year. less 
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