The Supreme Court is expected to issue its decision on health care reform. Research In Motion, Nike will dominate earnings. A European summit could get volatile. Economic reports at home could show more softness.
The blue chips fall 1% for the week; tech stocks move higher. Financial stocks, led by JPMorgan Chase, rally after Moody's downgrade. Oil and gold are higher. Facebook jumps 10.1% on the week. Research In Motion falls under $10.
The major averages lose all of Friday's gains -- and more. Investors fear that the $125 billion bailout of Spanish banks is just too little. Italy is a worry, too. Apple shares slump despite new product announcements. Oil falls below $83.
Global jitters cause investors to seek safety first. The biggest fear: How will Spanish banks survive bad loans? Oil falls below $88 a barrel. Gold tumbles, then rebounds. The euro falls to 2-year lows. Intel leads the Dow. Facebook slides again.
The Dow jumps 126 points. Facebook falls below $29. A new report suggests home prices are stabilizing. A downgrade of Spain pushes the euro lower. Research In Motion expects a first-quarter loss; shares sink after hours
The blue chips rebound from a brief 108-point loss. As Spain rescues one of its biggest banks, Standard & Poor's see its economy worsening. Consumer confidence strengthens. Facebook and Apple weigh on the Nasdaq. Gold and crude oil move higher.
While the blue chips come back from a 198-point loss, traders fear more declines ahead. Disney results cheer Street. Fossil tumbles after warning European sales are softening. McDonald's April sales disappoint. Oil briefly drops below $96.
The disappointing jobs report and voter repudiation of austerity in France and Greece will make Monday tough. But a strong earnings report from Walt Disney may help markets regain their footing. Reports from Macy's and Nordstrom may help, too.
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