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Skepticism Surrounds Big Days on Wall Street

The past 36 hours should have been a moment of unbridled celebration for cheerleaders of American capitalism, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average had two successive record-breaking closes, and Hugo Chávez died after a two-year illness.

Chavez Threatens to Cut Oil Exports to U.S. if Colombia Attacks

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez threatened to cut off oil exports to the United States if Colombia launches a military attack on his country. Chavez cut off diplomatic relations with Colombia last week over claims by outgoing President Alvaro Uribe that Venezuela harbors Colombian rebels. Chavez says the United States is behind the allegations.