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Stymied stimulus talks push market down

     
Stymied stimulus talks push market down

Friday morning’s Dow futures sank more than 200 points as investors continue to await a decision in Washington D.C. The House of Representatives adjourned on Thursday after passing a spending plan to keep the federal government open for another week as Republicans and Democrats try to figure out a second pandemic-related stimulus package.

Increased unemployment benefits are set to run out at the end of the year without a new stimulus package. This week, the Labor Department reported 853,000 initial unemployment claims with continuing claims increasing by 230,000.

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