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Falling oil prices drag stock market lower
Falling oil prices drag stock market lower

U.S. markets were mostly flat in early trading Thursday, follow a sell-off the day before, as U.S. investors had little reaction to comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, who announced new economic stimulus measures for the continent. European markets fell. U.S. stocks fell again Thursday, putting indexes on track for a fourth straight decline, as energy companies dragged down the broader market. Once again, economic concerns in Europe were translating into worries in the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 84 points, or 0.5 percent, to 16,721 as of 12:19 p.m. Eastern. The Standard & Poor's 500 index is down 14 points, or 0.7 percent,...

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