After posting a strong start today, the markets reversed course as trading progressed. The Dow Jones Industrial Average
The macro concern roiling markets came from across the pond, where Spanish Prime Minister Marian Rajoy dispelled what the rumor mill had taken as Gospel creed -- that Spain was on the doorstep of requesting the formal EU bailout that most investors expect to happen sooner or later. However, individual stocks offered plenty of compelling storylines in their own right.
Around the markets
One of today's biggest swings came from telecom underdog MetroPCS
On the flipside, shares of MSCI
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