It looks like the New Year's celebrations are finally over, at least for the stock market. Although private sector payroll numbers came in well above expectations and unemployment claims dropped, news from Europe again took center stage as France found demand for a government bond offering -- albeit at slightly higher rates. A bit before 12:30 p.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrials
Going against the grain in early trading was Bank of America
On the downside, Chevron
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