Shares tumble on reports of weakening iPhone and iPad demand. But buying kicks in as soon as $400 is breached.
Earnings and guidance disappoint investors, but CEO Marissa Mayer says it will take time for growth to ratchet up. Shares are holding up.
Decent news on inflation and housing gives stocks a chance to recover from Monday's drubbing. Gold recoups of its losses. Intel earnings meets estimates.
A bad day for stocks becomes much worse after blasts kill at least 3, injure many more along the Marathon course. Gold suffers its worst 2-day loss since 1980.
Gold has fallen more than 20% since the summer of 2011, as worries about domestic economic problems ease and fears of a government default dissipate.
The troubled department-store chain may be seeking as much as $1 billion in cash to stay afloat. One option: Sell part of the company to an investor.
It's great the Dow and S&P 500 have hit new highs and the Nasdaq is at a 12-year top. But beware the post-April slump.
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Investors remain jittery as they await the central bank's policy decision and Chairman Bernanke's press conference.
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