U.S. markets showed another lackluster day, coming off their first down week in the past seven. However, today's headlines barely scratch the surface for what went on in the U.S. equity markets today. The day, and this week, should feature several key macro and company-specific storylines that investors need to understand, such as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's upcoming speech and Apple's significant news in its protracted battle with Samsung. Watch the following video to find out what went on in the markets today.
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