After a big focus on earnings to start the second-quarter reporting season, the stock market has turned its attention to the increasing struggles in Europe. With the Spanish economy under threat from soaring bond yields and the euro falling against the U.S. dollar, investors moved to what they perceive as less-risky assets, and stock markets around the world sold off sharply. Just before 10:45 a.m. EDT, the Dow Jones Industrials
Every stock in the Dow was down. Microsoft
In earnings news, McDonald's
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