Worries about a potential snag in a deal to get the Greek debt situation under control, as well as uncertainty about tonight's State of the Union address and some mixed earnings news, combined to send stocks mostly lower today. Just before 2:15 p.m. EST, the Dow Jones Industrials
As Fool analyst Dan Dzombak covered this morning, earnings played a major role in the Dow's decline. Let's turn to some other stocks making moves.
The tech contingent of the Dow saw mixed performance. IBM
But Microsoft bucked the trend, falling more than 1% after it decided to pull the plug on its annual MIX developers conference. Speculation also arose that the company may phase out its Points system for Xbox Live.
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