Stocks are down as a weaker-than-expected jobs report sent the markets sharply lower at the open, though the averages moved off their lowest levels near noon.
McDonalds initiated with an 'overweight,' and Facebook upgraded to 'buy.'
Uncertainty over employment figures hit equity futures as economists lower their estimates.
The company unveiled a new platform that gives itself prime real estate on your phone. But that's not exactly what people are clamoring for.
Investors also await ECB and BOE decisions, as well as weekly of jobless claims.
In this Investor Beat, regulators give a thumbs-up to CEOs using Facebook and Twitter. Also: Zynga rises, Tesla falls and two other stocks to watch.
If another 1.5 billion units are expected to be in 2013, the company hopes to be responsible for 500 million of them.
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An interest rate tease in The Wall Street Journal sends the market into an optimistic tizzy -- but one that doesn't end quite at the top.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
Some workers lose up to a quarter of their paychecks paying off old debt from credit cards, medical bills and student loans, as well as child support.
Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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