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Stocks pull back after 4 weeks of gains; Yahoo slips

Stocks were pulling back in mid-morning trading Monday following four weeks of gains as investors work through another batch of corporate earnings and look ahead to this week's Federal Reserve policy meeting. Yahoo fell after Verizon Communications announced it would buy most of Yahoo's internet businesses for $4.83 billion.

KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 108 points, or 0.6 percent, to 18,462 as of 11:10 a.m. Eastern. The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 12 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,163 and the Nasdaq composite lost 12 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,088.

YAHOO'S DEMISE: Yahoo fell 90 cents, or 2.3 percent, to $38.48 after the company announced that...