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U.S. Budget Deficit Hits $193.5 Billion

The U.S. government is running a deficit that is 23.6 percent lower than in the same period a year ago through the first five months of this budget year.

2014 Stock Market Outlook: More Gains

2014 is forecast to be another year of gains for stocks markets, supported by stronger economic and corporate underpinnings and improving sentiment among investors.