Ideally, what you'd like to see on the Monday after a big Friday market plunge is for the stock market to rebound strongly. Unfortunately, stocks couldn't muster a big advance, as political wrangling in Europe continues to threaten to destabilize overseas markets. In addition, short-term traders blame the breakdown of a popular technical indicator as a big obstacle to potential share-price gains. Add it all up, and the Dow Jones Industrials
Helping pull the Dow lower was JPMorgan Chase
Finally, General Electric
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