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Oct 5, 2012 3:40AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

Alcoa's report Tuesday kicks off what may be a difficult season. Results may fall from a year ago, with revenue flat. The best group may be homebuilders.

Sep 26, 2012 11:29AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

The blue chips slip for a 4th day; the S&P 500 has dropped for 5 straight days. European and U.S. worries push down on markets. Housing shares fall on a decline in new-home sales. Crude oil falls below $90.

Sep 4, 2012 11:32AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

The package shipper says the global slowdown will trim earnings. The blue chips rebound from a 114-point loss. Small-caps lead the bounce, despite a weak report on manufacturing. Netflix shares are hit. Gold settles at a 6-month high; oil falls.

Aug 21, 2012 11:22AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

The Dow falls 68 as profit-taking puts the brakes on the summer rally. Dell's guidance disappoints. Apple nearly hits $675, then slumps. Best Buy shares sag after earnings miss estimates. Gold, silver and oil move up as the dollar falls.

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 6, 2012 9:12AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

Stocks end lower for the week. The economy adds 80,000 jobs in June, less than expected. The unemployment rate holds at 8.2%. IBM, Caterpillar and Boeing are among the day's losers. Apple weighs on the Nasdaq. Oil falls below $85.

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 11:15AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

Stocks soar -- as the blue chips enjoy their best June since 1999 -- after European leaders move to stabilize their banks. Apple and chip makers boost techs, but Research In Motion shares slump badly. Ford and Nike warn on European sales.



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