After days of being stuck in neutral, the stock market finally made a move, but it wasn't one that made investors very happy. Most analysts pointed to weak confidence figures from Europe as a reminder that the sovereign-debt situation on the Continent is far from solved. Nervousness about tomorrow's speech from Ben Bernanke also took its toll, as the Dow Jones Industrials
Around 10:45 a.m. EDT, just one Dow component traded higher: Coca-Cola
Meanwhile, losses were consistent across most sectors. AT&T
Finally, Johnson & Johnson
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