Goldman Sachs and Citigroup both posted better-than-expected profits. That may not do much for folks on Main Street, though.
Markets are set to recover some losses as gold prices bounce.
In this Tax Day Investor Beat: DISH makes a $25.5 billion bid for Sprint. Gold, meanwhile, continues to head south.
Stocks are lower at midday as gold slumps for a second straight session.
Markets are headed for a down open on slower than expected growth in China.
JPMorgan and Wells Fargo release their quarterly results Friday. Bank of America and Citigroup follow next week.
The Street is too late to recognize glaring weaknesses in the network equipment company that have been apparent for some time.
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