The yield on the 10-year Treasury is closing in on 2%, while stocks were mixed on worries the Federal Reserve will begin to unwind its bond purchases sooner rather than later.
Industrial production in China recorded a smaller-than-expected rise in April, underlining worries that the economy may be losing steam.
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Eurozone finance ministers are due to meet in Brussels later to agree bailout payments for Cyprus and Greece, amid worries over Slovenia.
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Tax worries delayed spin-out of $31 billion investment group.
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Worries about Cyprus prompted some investors to seek safety in gold.
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The lingering worries may negate a “Santa Claus rally.”
U.S. stocks dropped Tuesday as fiscal cliff worries offset positive economic reports and a Greek debt deal.
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