When the Federal Reserve throws a party, the stock market never misses it. All it took to send stocks soaring this morning was for Fed Chair Ben Bernanke to drop the vaguest of hints that the Fed might move forward with further efforts to stimulate the tepid U.S. economic recovery. By the end of the day, just about every sector of the market was up. The Dow Jones Industrials
By the end of the day, most of the Dow's 30 components were up. But a few laggards got left behind. Pharmaceutical stocks took a bit of a sick day today, with Pfizer
Also dropping was AT&T
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