Stocks flat as oil drop offsets ECB stimulus

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U.S. stocks were flat in afternoon trading as a slump in energy stocks offset a surprise announcement from the European Central bank that it planned to purchase asset-backed securities in an effort to stimulate the region’s ailing economy. The stock market climbed during morning trading as investors digested the ECB’s surprise move to trim its main interest rate to a record low, and its plan to purchase asset-backed securities in an effort to stimulate the region’s ailing economy. Stocks had given up their gains by the afternoon as the price of oil dropped again, dragging down energy stocks….

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