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Follow stories on Wall Street and the stock and bond markets, primarily the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow Jones Industrials, S&P 500, NASDAQ and foreign exchanges such as FTSE. Topics include 401(k) accounts and mutual funds; investment firms such as Fidelity or Russell Investments; commodities and precious metals such as gold; and oversight by the Security and Exchange Commission.

One in five U.S. small firms plan layoffs after using PPP loan

About 22% of firms that received Paycheck Protection Program assistance have fired workers or expect to lay off one or more workers once their loan runs out.

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How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Monday, reflecting investor optimism that the economy can continue its turnaround despite all the challenges ahead of it....