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Five-day blues for blue chips

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Aug. 20 - Summary: Retail earnings lift stocks but the Dow falters for the fifth day in a row; Home Depot shines along with housing rebound; J.C. Penney loses money but sees "encouraging" back-to-school season; Best Buy turns a profit but tough times ahead; Tesla scores safety win. Conway G. Gittens reports.

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