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A disappointing report on job openings helped nudge major stock indexes back into the red Tuesday afternoon after a brief upswing in the morning. A thin slate of economic data and corporate financial results mostly held investors in a wait-and-see mode.
Dressed in mourning black, Spaniards commemorated Tuesday their country's deadliest peacetime attack, a decade to the day since Al-Qaeda-inspired bombers blew up four packed commuter trains and killed 191 people. Relatives of those killed on the trains, which were carrying rush hour passengers from Madrid's suburbs when they exploded on March 11, 2004, wept quietly as the names and ages of the victims were read out at the city's main Atocha railway station.