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  • Stocks were back up in a yo-yo session as investors took some defensive positions in stocks like McDonald's amid nagging worries about the health of banks.

  • Futures rallied on the back of the Bank of America bailout Friday, with investors hoping the government will do all in its power to save big institutions from collapsing.

  • Stocks ended mixed Tuesday as tech and oil stocks were buoyed by bargain hunting, but the undercurrent of earnings worry took down the Dow.

  • Stocks wobbled Tuesday, paring some gains, though the tech-heavy Nasdaq remained higher.

  • Jitters about dismal corporate earnings were confirmed after the bell Monday, when Alcoa kicked off the reporting season with a wider-than-expected loss, sending stock index futures lower Tuesday morning.

  • The Dow logged its worst week since late November, erasing all of last week's gains in a brutal week littered with layoffs and profit warnings, and capped with a surge in unemployment.

  • The Dow opened higher Friday amid a giant sigh of relief in the market that only half a million jobs were lost in December. Market buzz had indicated the number could be as high as a million.

  • The Dow opened higher Friday amid a giant sigh of relief in the market that only half a million jobs were lost in December. Market buzz had indicated the number could be as high as a million.

  • The Dow turned higher after the December jobs report came in as expected, that is to say that more than half a million jobs were lost in December. Market buzz had indicated the number could be as high as a million.

  • Stocks ended mixed as dismal December retail sales — notably from discount giant Wal-Mart — offset strength in techs, led by Microsoft.

  • Stocks took a hit from weak December retail sales — even from some of the biggest discount names — but trimmed losses arround midday as strength from Microsoft helped push the Nasdaq into positive territory.

  • Weaker-than-expected December numbers from Wal-Mart sent stock futures sharply lower as retailers overall painted a bleak picture of holiday sales.

  • Weaker-than-expected December numbers from Wal-Mart sent stock futures sharply lower as retailers overall painted a bleak picture of holiday sales.

  • Stocks logged their worst loss in about a month Wednesday amid some dismal predictions on the jobs front and as profit warnings started to roll in.

  • Stocks fell sharply Wednesday amid more dismal news on the employment front as Alcoa announced huge job cuts and Intel slashed its revenue forecast.

  • Stocks fell sharply Wednesday amid more dismal news on the employment front as Alcoa announced huge job cuts and Intel slashed its revenue forecast.

  • Stock futures stumbled on more dismal news on the employment front, with a Dow component announcing severe cuts and separate reports painting a dismal picture of the broader economy.

  • Stocks snapped a three-day winning streak Monday as traders cashed in some of their chips from last week's rally following some dismal reports on the telecom and financial sectors.

  • Stocks turned mixed Monday, the second day of trading in the new year, as a construction report came in much better than expected, as did U.S. auto sales. Stocks started off the day sharply lower as investors cashed in some of their chips after last week's rally that pushed the Dow up more than 6 percent and past the key 9,000 mark.

  • Stocks declined Monday, the second day of trading in the new year, after a rally last week that pushed the Dow up more than 6 percent and past the key 9,000 mark. A report that showed construction spending fell by half of what was expected helped shave some of the loss.