Stocks got a little pre-weekend boost from long-awaited news from the Federal Reserve about potential plans for future measures to bolster the economy. As everyone's come to expect from the Fed, the pronouncement was vague, and details were sketchy, but that leaves investors plenty of room to make their own interpretations of what the central bank is likely to do. At least looking at the movement in the stock market, the assessment was generally positive, with the Dow Jones Industrials
Some Dow stocks, however, got much more of a boost than others. Intel
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