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 1.43 0.00 0.00 29,309 Trade
AAPL Apple Inc. 218.24 0.36 0.17 31,480,801 Trade
S Sprint Corporation 6.42 0.09 1.42 14,781,580 Trade
DIS The Walt Disney Company 109.53 0.17 0.16 4,936,825 Trade
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. 54.39 -0.31 -0.57 13,396,798 Trade
GM General Motors Company 35.10 0.08 0.23 8,845,663 Trade
F Ford Motor Company 9.58 0.03 0.31 57,052,482 Trade
T AT&T Inc. 33.72 0.10 0.30 33,649,870 Trade


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