Stocks fall amid worries about oil prices

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Posted: Mar 4, 2011 12:45 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: oil prices, Stocks, job market, Crude oil, economic recovery, stock market, WBRZ

NEW YORK - Stocks are falling in midday trading as worries about another jump in oil prices overshadow a solid report on the U.S. job market.

Crude oil rose more than 1 percent on Friday to trade above $103 a barrel, its highest level since September 2008.

Markets have been rattled over the past two weeks as higher oil prices threaten to undermine the economic recovery.

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