For the third straight day, the stock market opened without any clear direction. On one hand, the European crisis seems to have entered at least a temporary quiet period, removing one of the biggest contributors of downward pressure on the market. Yet plenty of economic worries persist, with the latest unhappy news coming from the Philadelphia Fed survey, and the uncertainty of the presidential election in less than three months has investors on edge. Just before 10:45 a.m. EDT, though, the Dow Jones Industrial Average
Among Dow stocks, Wal-Mart
On the other side of the spectrum was Cisco Systems
Finally, Home Depot
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