Wall Street Rumor Mill Still Going Strong Proof that Wall Street is driven by less-than-precise information was available Thursday. Analysts say a market rally was fueled by a rumor that some Iraqi generals had surrendered. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.
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Proof that Wall Street is driven by less-than-precise information was available Thursday. Analysts say a market rally was fueled by a rumor that some Iraqi generals had surrendered. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.