Equities Roundup: Google, Retail Stocks Continue to Counter Bearish Sentiments

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Major U.S. Stock Indices

DJIA: 11,574.93 (+0.84 percent)
S&P 500: 1,215.78 (+1.01 percent)
NASDAQ: 2,643.55 (+0.89 percent)
Russell 2000: 702.27 (+0.49 percent)

In other news:



  • Consumers may be spending more, but they sure aren't happy about. The U.S. Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index fell to the lowest levels since the 1980s. [BusinessWeek]
  • Have investors finally grown tired of the knee-jerk reactions to every announcement regarding the European debt crisis? [CNBC]
  • S&P cut Spain's credit rating from AA to AA- as high unemployment and high debt mixed with the slowdown of Europe's more troubled economies has increased risk. [Reuters]
  • Troubled states like California and Rhode Island are taking steps to instill confidence in municipal bond investors. [Marketwatch]
  • From novelty smartphone app to international media empire: Can Angry Birds really become as big as Disney's (DIS) Mickey Mouse or Nintendo's (NTDOY) Mario? [Fortune]

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Companies

Symbol Name Price Change % Volume
MCEP Mid-Con Energy Partners LP 1.02 0.04 4.54 95,059 Trade
AAPL Apple Inc. 174.96 1.82 1.05 25,588,925 Trade
S Sprint Corporation 6.15 0.07 1.15 11,253,396 Trade
DIS Walt Disney Company (The) 102.74 -0.26 -0.25 4,140,660 Trade
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. 47.10 0.92 1.99 15,825,110 Trade
GM General Motors Company 44.29 -0.68 -1.51 9,836,873 Trade
F Ford Motor Company 12.07 -0.05 -0.41 36,184,010 Trade
T AT&T Inc. 34.87 0.54 1.57 26,453,909 Trade

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