Investors pull back from stocks after weak Wal-Mart results; mixed economic news; bonds rise

  • by: KEN SWEET , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 15, 2014 - 5:00 PM

NEW YORK — Investors retreated from stocks Thursday, leading the Dow Jones industrial average to its worst day in five weeks, after disappointing earnings from Wal-Mart and mixed news about the global economy.

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