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Stocks ended near session lows as oil ended above $120 a barrel and two Dow components missed the Street's targets.
Stocks pared some losses Thursday afternoon as oil prices flattened out. Putting pressure on stocks today was a quartet of dismal news: a rise in jobless claims, oil's resurgence, Wal-Mart's sales miss and AIG's wider-than-expected loss.
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Stocks opened lower, clipped by a quartet of dismal news: a rise in jobless claims, oil's resurgence, Wal-Mart's sales miss and AIG's wider-than-expected loss. But a better-than-expected report on home sales helped shave a few points off the decline.
Early July sales results from retailers have been disappointing, with many falling short of analyst estimates. It also appears that the benefit from tax rebate checks is beginning to wane.
Today’s consumer credit report is expected to show that the economic slowdown caused consumers to borrow less readily in June, but David Malpass, president of Encima Global, disagreed.
Stock futures fell further after a report showed jobless claims unexpectedly rose last week. Futures had already been pointing lower as oil rose nearly $3 a barrel, Wal-Mart missed sales estimates and Dow component AIG posted a wider-than-expected loss.
Futures are down nearly 10 points, not surprising given AIG, a strange but generally disappointing retail sales report, and jobless claims higher than expected.
With the economic slowdown weighing more on Europe, the ECB decided to hold its interest rates at a seven-year high of 4.25%. Here are some world interest rates as a point of comparison.
U.S. sales of clothes and shoes fell in July as cash-strapped consumers cut back spending further to pay for nondiscretionary purchases such as food and gasoline, MasterCard Advisors said in a report Wednesday.
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Economics will be a far more important subject than fashion for retailers this year as cash-strapped U.S. consumers do their back-to-school shopping over the next several weeks.
Bank of America made it four in a row with big banks beating expectations, and beating big: $0.72 is 40 percent higher than the $0.53 expected. Revenues were a knockout as well: $20.32 billion, 10 percent above the estimate of $18.37 billion.
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