Stocks Finish Week in the Red

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Stocks finished the week in the red, as investors questioned the ability of central banks to reinvigorate the world economy. Japan dragged down Asian markets with its worst decline since 2008. Europe and the United States rallied on Friday but could not overcome weak bank earnings and plunging oil prices. Bids climbed for gold and government bonds; the ten-year U.S. Treasury yield fell from 1.83% to 1.73%.

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