Big Blue has an outsized effect on the blue-chip index because of its price. If the stock were simply flat, the DJIA would be up 100 points.
The global giant posted a 16% earnings gain and met Wall Street's estimates. Yet investors see nothing but its trouble in the eurozone.
US markets are set to rebound at the open, following global markets higher.
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund buys Apple, sells Procter & Gamble.
While most Americans are paying more, corporations are benefiting as never before from provisions that tilt steeply in their favor.
Philips says it'll sell them as replacements for fluorescent tubes in particular. They promise to be more efficient, warmer and cheaper.
The energy giant is paying a 38% premium for the manufacturer of oil well equipment.
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The NBA star could receive as much as $300 million in the 10-year deal, according to reports.
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