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US Stocks Fall In Early Trading After Huge 2-Day Rally

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Stocks fell in early trading Thursday as investors digested a mix of corporate and economic news, including weaker-than-expected earnings from Sears Holdings Corp. and a strong reading on U.S. economic growth in the third quarter.

Some pushback was to be expected after stocks on Tuesday and Wednesday had their biggest two-day rally in five years amid growing hopes that the worst of the credit crisis might indeed be over. But Thursday's news injected a bit of uncertainty back into the market.