Apple says iPhone sales jumped 128% in its fiscal first quarter; iPad sales r0se 111%. Tech shares mostly bask in the report. The Dow drops 33 before the report as Europe worries investors again. Gold and oil fall.
Jerry Yang says it's time to pursue new interests. Stocks move higher as China's economic growth beats expectations. Oil and gold move higher. Carnival shares slump after cruise accident. Will Sears go private?
The Internet company may shed its Asian assets. The bank will pay $335 million to settle allegations of discriminatory lending.
In a big week for earnings, IBM, Apple, Bank of America and Caterpillar are among the headliners. Reports are due on housing starts, existing-home sales and mid-Atlantic manufacturing. The debt ceiling fight will continue. Will gold top $1,600?
The list of potential buyers keeps growing, according to news reports.
Weekly initial unemployment claims jump 13,000. Wholesale prices increased slightly in September. Yahoo shares climb on talk of a possible takeover bid. Google reports earnings after the close.
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