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Busy Market Week Ends in Losses

Markets closed a very busy week of earnings and news, highlighted by six Mergers and Acquisitions transactions on Thursday, the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan, weak GDP and disappointing quarterly results from iPhone maker, Apple. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average lost April gains and the NASDAQ was down for seven consecutive sessions. The yen had its best week since 2008, which in turn hit stocks and the U.S. dollar on Thursday as the Bank of Japan (BoJ) held monetary...

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