"Facebook hit with lawsuit over plan to issue new stock" Reuters 8:48 PM
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"Hong Kong ends down 1.5% as most Asian markets keep sliding: Shares in most Asian stock markets edged lower Friday, with gains capped by disappointment over the Bank of Japan holding back on additional stimulus and worries about global economic growth." MarketWatch 11:24 AM
"European stocks slide as GDP data, earnings stream in: European stocks suffered their worst session in two months Friday, as investors tackled a raft of economic data and a fresh batch of corporate results as the week and month drew to a close." MarketWatch 11:22 AM
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