BEIJING (AP) -- Asian markets are mixed in Thursday traders, as investors interpret the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to trim its stimulus as a vote of confidence the American economy is strengthening.
Eds: APNewsNow. By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Sparse crowds at malls and "50 percent off" signs at The Gap, AnnTaylor and other stores give a clue as to how the holiday season is going. ...
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