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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Symbol Name Price Change % Volume
MCEP Mid-Con Energy Partners LP 0.89 -0.02 -1.69 71,917 Trade
S Sprint Corporation 6.47 0.08 1.25 11,367,221 Trade
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. 58.07 -0.32 -0.55 12,167,933 Trade
GM General Motors Company 37.98 -0.09 -0.24 7,583,774 Trade
F Ford Motor Company 8.57 0.14 1.66 37,198,328 Trade
T AT&T Inc. 30.80 0.13 0.42 23,324,753 Trade
AAPL Apple Inc. 188.02 1.90 1.02 26,210,314 Trade
DIS The Walt Disney Company 113.12 -1.84 -1.60 21,769,621 Trade



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