After months of denial, investors awake to the reality of slower growth, lower earnings and unresolved problems.
UK employment data came in weaker than expected as investors also begin to worry about the effects of central banks easing measures.
Dismal conditions in the PC market are hobbling the world's largest semiconductor maker. But Intel is making the investments it needs to excel in other markets.
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.
To achieve outstanding total returns, investors should look for growing payouts.
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.
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