Consumer sentiment slips unexpectedly. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke signals the central bank may take action. GE shares fall after sales disappoint investors.
Prices continue to set record highs as the dollar weakens in anticipation of further monetary easing.
Weekly initial unemployment claims jump 13,000. Wholesale prices increased slightly in September. Yahoo shares climb on talk of a possible takeover bid. Google reports earnings after the close.
The Verizon iPhone and the iPad invasion have given investors more reason to pile into AAPL.
Prices rallied past $1,370 as the US dollar weakened.
Earnings from the Dow components beat expectations, sending foreign shares up more than 1%. Investors bet the Fed will take steps to boost the economy. Apple tops $300.
Prices slipped as investors waited for news of more monetary easing from the Federal Reserve.
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