Talbots receives a buyout offer, and JC Penney might purchase a stake in Martha Stewart.
The Dow loses almost 200 points as hopes for a bond-buying effort by the European Central Bank fade. Germany reportedly rejects some of the proposed efforts to stem the European debt crisis. US jobless claims fall more than expected.
Prices fall with the euro after Standard & Poor's puts 15 European nations on a negative credit watch.
The automaker starts looking for a successor to CEO Alan Mulally. The homebuilder posts better-than-expected quarterly results.
European leaders may need until the end of the year to reach a new treaty agreement. Citigroup plans to cut more jobs than expected. Gold rises as oil falls.
Global markets dip as S&P puts 15 nations on credit watch. European leaders look to renew confidence through changes in the EU treaty. Gold and oil fall.
Funds that hold a mixture of stocks and bonds offer investors steady performance in volatile markets.
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