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SUMMERTON, S.C. (AP) — The pungent stench of mildew greeted Asiah Lewis when she came home to her apartment, her footsteps making squishing sounds on the carpet as she picked through soggy clothes and a lifted a moldy shoe from the floor.
By Sujata Rao LONDON (Reuters) - Global stocks held just off three-week highs on Thursday after unexpectedly weak trade and machinery orders data from Germany and Japan hinted that recovery momentum is stalling in more of the world's biggest economies. An oil price bounce, a weaker dollar and Chinese equity gains provided some support, but with the U.S. Federal Reserve due to release minutes of its last meeting and worries over Germany, investors were wary of extending world shares' six-day rally. Stock futures indicated a weaker opening on Wall Street, falling around 0.4 percent.