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Stocks tumbled Thursday as the dollar's gains and some disappointing economic numbers offset the positive earnings momentum. Techs were among the biggest decliners, led by Apple and Qualcomm.
Stocks tumbled Thursday as the dollar's gains and some disappointing economic numbers offset the positive earnings momentum this morning. Techs were among the morning's biggest decliners, led by Apple and Qualcomm.
Considering Thursday's dramatic sell-off, are we heading down the road to a correction?
Diversified manufacturer 3M posted higher quarterly earnings Thursday and raised its full-year outlook, citing strong demand for all its products, especially the films it makes to brighten the screens on electronic products.
Stocks were mostly lower Thursday as worries about a tighter grip from Washington and some disappointing economic numbers offset the positive earnings momentum this morning. Techs were among the morning's biggest decliners, led by Apple and Qualcomm.
S&P futures were up about 3 points on: 1) President Obama's call for tax cuts and tax credits for small businesses, a focus on jobs and his statement that he is "not interested in punishing banks," 2) Ben Bernanke's likely survival of a procedural vote in the Senate, and 3) earnings beats from Ford, P&G, Motorola, Nokia, Lockheed Martin and Colgate.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 28.
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