Reports suggest governments in China, Korea and Vietnam want to cool off their economies.
The Dow slips as Microsoft boosts Nasdaq. Apple CEO Steve Jobs has a liver transplant. Financier Allen Stanford is indicted.
The S&P 500 breached a very important technical milepost this week. That could put a floor on any losses.
Earnings are strong, but subscriber growth and guidance are less robust than expected. But shares make a comeback after hours.
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