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 2.32 0.01 0.22 65,513 Trade
AAPL Apple Inc. 143.93 -0.19 -0.13 21,207,252 Trade
S Sprint Corporation 8.52 0.04 0.47 6,130,211 Trade
DIS Walt Disney Company (The) 113.18 0.65 0.58 4,192,753 Trade
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. 49.06 -0.07 -0.14 11,623,010 Trade
GM General Motors Company 35.41 -0.13 -0.37 8,760,580 Trade
F Ford Motor Company 11.68 0.00 0.00 28,008,241 Trade
T AT&T Inc. 41.76 0.31 0.75 14,773,877 Trade

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