Stocks struggled after investors weren’t impressed with weak earnings and news of only a 2 percent annual US growth rate from July through September. It was better than expected, but not enough to ease the jobless rate. Apple fell after saying its profit will decline this holiday season. Ad shop Interpublic also turned in results that fell short of forecasts.
Weak earnings reports weigh on stocks
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