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Oct 12, 2012 11:12AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

The Dow ends up slightly; the Nasdaq and S&P 500 slip. Wells Fargo and JPMorgan earnings beat estimates, but margins are squeezed. Apple moves higher. Google falls on antitrust worries. Oil and gold fall.

Jul 13, 2012 10:08AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

Gains for JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo plus hopes for more stimulus in China fuel the month's biggest rally. The Dow and S&P 500 end the week in the black. Crude oil and gold move higher.

Jul 11, 2012 11:00AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

The blue chips are briefly down as many as 119 points as Federal Reserve officials see the current slowdown as transitory. They will act if conditions deteriorate. Marriott warns about growth in Asia. Supervalu suspends its dividend.

Jul 6, 2012 6:35PM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

It may be the worst 3 years, starting with Alcoa, Yum Brands, JPMorgan and Wells Fargo this week. Also watch oil, gold and corn prices.

Jul 3, 2012 10:35AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

Worries that the Strait of Hormuz may get blocked push oil prices up some 4%. Brent crude tops $100. US factory orders grow in May. June auto sales are strong; SUVs do well. Barclay's CEO quits. Microsoft takes a $6.2 billion writedown.

Jun 29, 2012 5:59PM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

After the best June for stocks in at least 12 years, the coming week compresses a lot of information into 4 days. The big event is Friday's jobs report, but key reports are due on manufacturing and auto sales. Europe will move markets as well.

Jun 28, 2012 9:39AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

Once down 177 points, the Dow closes off 25 on speculation Europe is negotiating a serious debt deal. Health care shares are mostly flat, but hospital operators soar. Research In Motion will cut a third of its workforce.

Jun 20, 2012 10:22AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

But the Dow crawls back nearly to break even as the Federal Reserve extends a small stimulus move because of job growth and European worries. It promises more action if conditions worsen. Asian stocks drop on a weak China manufacturing report.



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