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After an early slide, stocks end mostly higher
After an early slide, stocks end mostly higher

U.S. stocks are ending mostly higher after recovering from an early plunge. After several days surfing Wall Street's gut-wrenching swells and troughs, investors got a smoother ride on Thursday. Well, mostly. The stock market took an early plunge but recovered nearly all of the ground it lost as the day went on. By the closing bell most indexes were showing modest gains. Despite the relatively calm day, many market pros say investors haven't seen the last of the market's big moves. Traders are still fretting that global growth will slow and that Europe could slip into another recession, hurting corporate profits. Then there are the many geopolitical uncertainties,...