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U.S. Stocks Fluctuate, Treasuries Fall Amid Earnings, Labor Data

U.S. shale oil production.
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U.S. stocks rose, following the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s biggest two-day slide in nearly a year, as earnings boosted consumer shares and materials producers. Crude oil rallied and the dollar climbed, while Treasuries slid.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rose 1 percent by 4 p.m. in New York, paring its first back-to-back monthly slide since May