For a long time today, it looked like investors were content to twiddle their thumbs. Oscillating back and forth between small gains and small losses, the Dow Jones Industrials
Among some Dow component stocks, though, the damage was much more pronounced. Fully five of the Dow's 30 stocks fell more than 2% on the day.
The worst loser on the day was Intel
Bank of America
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