This morning, it looked like the stock market was in danger of giving up substantial ground. With some disappointment coming from Europe, the usual pattern has been for stocks to sell off. But thanks in part to pockets of strength within the market, stocks got most of the way back to even today, with the Dow Jones Industrials
One big component of the Dow's recovery was Hewlett-Packard
Bank of America
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