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September 5, 2012
Jason Decrow photo

In a Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, photo, a trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Stocks zigged and zagged Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, after reports that the U.S. economy is weakening at a time when China and Europe are also slowing.