The stock market initially fell this morning on continuing fears of the impact a European sovereign debt crisis could have on the world economy, but a pledge from Fed Chair Ben Bernanke to protect the U.S. economy from any collateral damage helped stocks recover. Just after 1:45 p.m. EST, the Dow Jones Industrials
Energy stocks were mixed, with ExxonMobil
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