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MarketWatch for Wednesday, December 4, 2013

If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Wednesday, December 4, 2013...
If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning,  Wednesday, December 4, 2013...

The Nikkei took a big hit today in Japan, dropping 372 points as the value of the yen rose.
On Wall Street, the Dow fell 94 points Tuesday.
And the Nasdaq lost 8.

Stocks will try to bounce back from their biggest selloff in nearly a month. Investors fear the federal reserve is moving closer to scaling back its massive economic stimulus plan.

Chick-fil-a is trying to make its menu healthier. The fast food chicken chain is removing high-fructose corn syrup from its white buns and artificial dyes from its sauces, soups and dressings . Chick-fil-a says the new buns are being tested at some locations in Georgia while the other changes will be tested early next year.

Sony says sales of its Playstation 4 game console topped 2 million units worldwide as of December 1. Sony launched the PS4 in the United States and Canada in mid-November, a week before Microsoft's XBox One console hit stores.

There's less time than usual to send those holiday packages this year. Since Thanksgiving fell so late, there are only 3 and a half weeks to ship your gifts.  To guarantee your packages arrive on time, them must be post-marked by December 14th for standard mail and December 20th for first class.  For those will wait until the last minute, December 23rd is the deadline for sending your holiday packages priority express.


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