What a week for stocks! Markets rallied on Monday on hopes that closer ties among European Union countries could help the region deal with the sovereign-debt crisis that has parked dark storm clouds over the global economy. The excitement continued on Wednesday, as the U.S. Federal Reserve and other central banks around the world agreed to ease dollar funding costs to help improve liquidity for European banks.
Thanks to the big jumps on Monday and Wednesday, the S&P 500 tacked on 7.4% for the week while the Dow Jones Industrial Average
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Source: S&P Capital IQ. Weekly price change is Nov. 25-Dec. 1. Monthly price change is Oct. 31-Nov. 30.
While most investors spent the week rejoicing, owners of Hospira
Joining Hospira on the list of the week's worst performers was Corning
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Source: S&P Capital IQ. Weekly price change is Nov. 25-Dec. 1.
Also showing up among the week's laggards was movie maven Netflix
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