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U.S. Dollar falls on Fed easing measures

The dollar dropped to 0.9258 Swiss francs from 0.9326 and went down to 0.9839 Canadian dollars from 0.9865.

U.S. stocks little changed as "fiscal cliff" overshadows Fed easing

Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 2. 99 points, or 0.02 percent, to 13,245.45. The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 8.49 points, or 0.28 percent, to 3,013.81.

Gold ends higher on Fed's new bond-buying program

The most active gold contract for February delivery rose 8.3 dollars, or 0.49 percent, to settle at 1,717.9 dollars per ounce.

Oil rises on Fed easing moves

The U.S. crude inventories increased 0.8 million barrels in the week ending Dec.7 after a 2.4-million- barrel fall in the previous week, thanks to increases in both oil imports and domestic output.

 

 

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* U.S. unemployment drops to four-year low, but millions still out of work

* U.S. retail sales increase 0.3% in November

* U.S. data sends mixed signals despite job gains, lower rate

* U.S. consumer sentiment dips after 4-month rise

* U.S. GDP forecast to grow at less than 2 pct through mid-2013

* U.S. service sector grows for 35th consecutive month in November

* U.S. mortgage applications up amid record low rates

    Editor: Tang Danlu  Wang Mengjie  

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