Once again, the stock market demonstrated just how temperamental it can get, dropping sharply to start out the week. Most news reports cited two contributing factors: a key decision about Greek sovereign debt that many expect to reach some resolution this week, and U.S. economic data showing that incomes rose but spending stayed relatively flat, pushing the savings rate up to 4%. Just before 10:30 a.m. EST, the Dow Jones Industrials
Bank of America
The only stock bucking the downtrend to rise was Verizon
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