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 2.68 0.00 0.00 43,341
AAPL Apple Inc. 136.93 0.27 0.20 20,257,426
S Sprint Corporation 8.91 -0.03 -0.34 7,686,794
DIS Walt Disney Company (The) 110.23 -0.09 -0.08 3,547,735
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. 49.94 -0.66 -1.30 14,029,458
GM General Motors Company 37.27 0.37 1.00 10,091,775
F Ford Motor Company 12.66 0.19 1.52 41,713,096
T AT&T Inc. 41.82 -0.54 -1.27 17,338,483

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