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  • Stocks opened lower Tuesday after disappointing guidance from Texas Instruments.

  • Existing home sales data and major earnings from McDonald's, AT&T, and Dupont, among others, will play a key role in driving stocks after Monday's slow drift in the market.

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    Texas Instruments said its quarterly profit rose from a year ago, but the company lowered its guidance for the second quarter, blaming weak demand for chips used in advanced cell phones.

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    The Dow pulled back Monday after a weaker-than-expected profit report from Bank of America stirred concerns about the health of corporate earnings. What's the "Word on The Street?"

  • Texas Instruments

    You'd think with the 3-plus percent rally in Texas Instruments' shares headed into tonight's earnings, this company would be plunging now, after missing numbers across the board. But that's the joy of the markets right now...

  • Texas Instruments just reported earnings in line. Guidance for the second quarter is weak, 42-48 cents per share, estimate is 48 cents. Down about 2 percent after the close. For today's trading, it could have been worse -- particularly in financials.

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    Texas Instruments is playing a strange game of financial limbo as the company prepares to report its first quarter earnings later today. On the one hand, significantly lower expectations, thanks to TI's own guidance warning last month, could help the company breeze under the bar.

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    Investors will have seen enough corporate results by the end of the week to determine if the recent string of encouraging earnings was a real sign stocks can weather the credit crisis.

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    Whenever the stock market rushes full speed ahead, it is hard not to look for the big let-down. That could be the case in the week ahead... Major earnings reports, housing data, annual shareholder meetings, and Tuesday's Pennsylvania presidential primaries are what traders will be watching to see if the trend continues.

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    Shares of major semiconductor companies and telecom equipment firms rose Wednesday morning as solid a first-quarter report and outlook from chip maker Intel lifted both sectors.

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  • Stocks shot up Tuesday after a liquidity announcement from the Federal Reserve.

  • European markets closed higher across the board Tuesday, but off session highs, after news of fresh liquidity action from the Federal Reserve and other central banks boosted the major indexes.

  • Stocks shot up Tuesday after a liquidity announcement from the Federal Reserve.

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    Shares in the world's top cellphone maker Nokia and several other European technology firms fell on Tuesday after Texas Instruments cut its first-quarter forecasts, citing a weaker 3G market.

  • If the financial markets were part of a weather map, Monday's credit-related storminess would be forecast to hang over Wall Street again on Tuesday.

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    Stocks lost ground as oil reached another new high and Gov. Eliot Spitzer is accused in news reports of being involved with a prostitution ring. What's the word on the Street?