U.S. stocks traded sharply lower on Friday, following a global decline in equities on renewed Greece concerns and new Chinese trading regulations.
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U.S. housing starts rose far less than expected in March and permits recorded their biggest drop since last May, which could raise concerns about the economy’s ability to bounce back from a soft patch hit in the first quarter. Groundbreaking increased 2.0 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 926,000 units, the Commerce Department said on Thursday. Starts for single-family homes rose, while groundbreaking for the multifamily segment fell
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Citigroup said Thursday that its first-quarter net income rose 21 percent as the company continued to slim down its operations and control expenses. The bank earned $4.8 billion, or $1.51 a share, in the …