Stocks slide on slow Christmas sales
Posted: December 27, 2012 at 1:17 a.m.
U.S. stocks fell Wednesday for the third trading day in a row. Disappointing holiday sales weighed heavily on retail companies, and the unwelcome “fiscal cliff” package of higher taxes and lower government spending loomed nearer.
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