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Thursday, September 1. 2005, 12:00:00 AM UTC

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Thursday, September 1, 2005

US financial markets opened with mixed volatility in reaction to disruptions to the nation's oil distribution system along the Gulf coast and concerns for consumer spending. By the closing bell the NASDAQ and Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped two percent. President George W. Bush and Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and top economic advisers gave the markets a favorable bump after a noon meeting to consider financial impacts of Hurricane Katrina's devastation. //www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?siteid=googleguid=%7B110CA7EA%2DC83D%2D4369%2DAE3F%2DA082CE036F38%7D (MarketWatch)
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