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Wall Street Glance

Dow Jones Industrials

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US stock futures rise after retail sales increase

In this Friday, April 11, 2014 photo, trader Anthony Carannante, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A government report showing March retail sales notched their biggest increase in 18 months helped give U.S. stocks a lift Monday, April 14, 2014. Better-than-expected results from Citigroup helped ease worries that first-quarter corporate earnings would be weak. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

U.S. stocks mounted a modest rally on Monday, helping investors recover some of the ground lost after a rough finish last week.

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Is hot market for IPOs cooling?

In this Wednesday, April 9, 2014 file photo released by the New York Stock Exchange, executives and guests of La Quinta Holdings applaud the opening bell in honor of the company's IPO. So far in 2014, IPOs are having their best start to a year since 2000, with 89 companies raising $19 billion through sales of new stock. But demand for more offerings depends largely on the health of the broader market, and after last week’s sell-off, the clamor from buyers may quiet down. (AP Photo/NYSE Euronext, Ben Hider, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — A hot market for initial public offerings may soon face a cooler reception from investors.

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Savers beware: Fees may be shrinking your 401(k)

In this Sept. 24, 2013 photo, freshly-cut stacks of $100 bills make their way down the line at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Western Currency Facility in Fort Worth, Texas. The average 401(k) fee _ a modest-sounding 1 percent _ can wipe $70,000 out of the typical retirement account compared with lower-cost plans that are widely available, according to a new study by a Washington think tank. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees.

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