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Our call of the day says there’s a side to the midterms that history tells us is not so good for stocks. Will it be different this time? See full story.

This bull market may be just two weeks old

More than half of U.S. stocks experienced a bear market in October, writes Mark Hulbert. See full story.

The oil rout just became a bear market for U.S. crude

The U.S. crude oil benchmark enters a bear market Thursday as it continued a five-week selloff sparked by worries about rising supplies at home and abroad as well as global demand. See full story.

Florida’s Rick Scott accuses ‘unethical liberals’ of trying to ‘steal this election’

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, whose U.S. Senate race with Bill Nelson is still in question, said late Thursday he has filed two lawsuits against county election supervisors and accused those counties of possible “rampant fraud.” See full story.

Yelp’s post-earnings stock plunge exposes a fragile business model yet again

Yelp Inc.’s glass jaw was shattered yet again Thursday, as earnings sent its shares plunging nearly 30% in late trading, underscoring its ultimate fragility as a business based on reviews. See full story.

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Are the stars aligning for a much-needed infrastructure overhaul? See full story.

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