Archive for February 21st, 2012

Why the Dow Rose Today

February 21, 2012

A Greek deal led the way.

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Dell misses earnings expectations

February 21, 2012

Shares in Dell (NASDAQ:DELL – News) fell close to 5 per cent in after-hours trading on Tuesday after the computer maker missed fourth quarter profit targets, citing disruptions to the supply chain caused by flooding …

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Dow breaks 13,000 but can’t hold gains

February 21, 2012

It came and went in a flash each time, a number on a board for mere seconds, but its symbolic power couldn’t be dismissed.

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Stocks Mixed; Herbalife Gains After Hours

February 21, 2012

Stocks Mixed; Herbalife Gains After Hours

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Financial Stocks: Financials slip as Greek deal euphoria fades

February 21, 2012

Financial stocks fail to defend earlier gains and close down marginally on Tuesday as the positive impact of Greek’s bailout agreement faded.

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Airline shares fall as oil prices rise

February 21, 2012

Airlines stocks fell on Tuesday as fuel prices rose, suggesting that investors may be nervous that recent fare increases may not be enough.

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Stocks Close Flat; Dow Briefly Tops 13,000

February 21, 2012

Stocks finished narrowly mixed in choppy trading Tuesday, pressured by steep oil prices and as investors were quick to book profits following a deal announcement in Greece. The Dow briefly broke through the key 13,000 level for the first time since May 2008, but failed to close above the mark.

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After Hours: Dell shares drop after earnings miss

February 21, 2012

Shares of the computer maker fall after hours after missing adjusted Wall Street earnings estimates by a penny a share.

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How the major stock indexes fared on Tuesday

February 21, 2012

U.S. stocks were mixed Tuesday, rising at midday before giving up some of those gains by late afternoon. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 13,000 for the first time since May 2008 but couldn’t hold the milestone level.

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Wal-Mart turns around U.S. unit, but at a cost

February 21, 2012

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. posts second straight positive sales gain at Walmart U.S., but profit excluding items and the midpoint of its forecasts fall short of Wall Street expectations.

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