Late gain ends volatile week for stock market

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Late gain ends volatile week for stock  market Europe’s debt woes raise concerns that global recovery could stall NEW YORK - The stock market had another tumultuous ride this week as disarray in Europe heightened fears  of a global economic slowdown. Despite a late-day comeback on Friday,  major stock indexes  are down about  10 percent from the peak they reached in late April.  Declines of that size are known as a "correction." They are normal during a bull market and are even seen as a  healthy way for a market to regain its bearings after a long period of uninterrupted gains. The correction that  started this week is the first for the bull market that began in March of last year.  Whether the correction has mostly run its course or turns into a bear market, defined as a decline of 20 percent  or more, is anyone's guess.  Stock indexes  ended with solid gains Friday after starting the day lower and dipping 
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