There was good and bad news today, and as a result the Dow Jones Industrials
The largest loser today was Hewlett-Packard
Also losing today, Bank of America
Rounding out the top three losers, Caterpillar
Even though the Dow has lost six of the past seven trading days, it remains up more than 7% for the year. And while stocks will have day-to-day ups and downs on every bit of news, long-term investors should focus on business fundamentals and future prospects. For reports that go into these nitty-gritty details of management, risks, and must-watch areas for the future, check out our research on Bank of America and Caterpillar.
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