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 1.27 -0.01 -0.78 2,902 Trade
AAPL Apple Inc. 149.86 -0.48 -0.32 8,991,843 Trade
S Sprint Corporation 8.39 0.01 0.06 894,904 Trade
DIS Walt Disney Company (The) 107.02 -0.34 -0.32 1,183,592 Trade
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. 43.93 -0.29 -0.66 3,954,601 Trade
GM General Motors Company 35.80 -0.61 -1.68 2,695,044 Trade
F Ford Motor Company 11.50 -0.21 -1.75 10,651,546 Trade
T AT&T Inc. 36.34 -0.18 -0.50 5,048,500 Trade

Comments

Emerging Growth

Digital Power Corporation

Digital Power Corp is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of switching power supplies and converters. The Company has two reportable geographic segments - North America and Europe.

Private Markets

Santo Diablo Mezcal

Santo Diablo Mezcal has been created to capitalize on a boom sector of the beverage market currently full of many small unmemorable products by producing one sexy, household, easily recognizable…

Ozobot by Evollve Inc

Ozobot is a world leader in compact super intelligent robots that entertain and educate through fun interactive gaming.