While the Dow ends up 61, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq end lower. Stocks get a lift from possible ECB help for Spain and Italy. But investors are clearly worried about the US economy and Europe. Oil rises; gold slips.
An early decline gives way to decent gains as traders shrug off worries about Europe and higher Chinese interest rates. The ISM non-manufacturing index slips. Oil moves lower; transports flirt with record highs. Netflix gets a downgrade.
Earnings are up, but revenue is less than expected. European debt worries weigh on stocks. Nvidia settles a fight with Intel for $1.5 billion. Playboy will go private.
Early selling, due to weak news on housing and consumer confidence, eases as oil and gold move higher. GM rises on a wave of buy ratings. Interest rates jump.
A strong start to November ended in a fade as Europe's debt problems worried investors. But bulls hope recovery signs will spark new buying.
Because of Thanksgiving, it's a short week. But earnings are due from Hewlett-Packard, Deere and Tiffany. Look for key reports on the economy, personal income and housing.
Prices soar 3% as the Fed's plan to buy $600 billion in Treasurys pressures the dollar and sparks inflation concerns. Silver gains 6.5%.
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