Dow rises 23 points to close at highest level in 34 months. But stocks on Nasdaq edge down.
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Dow sees biggest drop in seven months and falls below 12,000. European stocks drop to lowest level of the year.
US stocks tumbled at midday after reports about a trade deficit in China and weak jobless claims in the US.
There is a long history of innovation in America's relatively short existence; from lone inventors experimenting in garages to collaborating and competing with international scientists. Many of the following 13 inventions have become fixtures in daily life.
Stock market news centers on the euro, which drifted back from a two-month high versus the dollar.
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Innovation is necessary to build new jobs to replace those lost in the recession. So how do you innovate? Consider the integrated circuit. It was just a matter of taking the next logical step.