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Dow 8,521.92 -69.77 (-0.81%)
S&P 500 861.59 -9.15 (-1.05%)
Nasdaq 1,475.37 -17.01 (-1.14%)
10y bond 2.61% -0.02 (-0.76%)
Big Three plead for $34 billion from Congress
The CEOs of GM, Ford and Chrysler are back on Capitol Hill asking for loans and trying to undo damage they did during the previous auto bailout hearings.
US Auto Chiefs Appeal to Congress for Emergency Aid (Update4)  
Stocks Down As Automakers Seek Loans  

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USD - Euro 0.7789 -0.0081 (-1.03%)
USD - Yen 92.7900 -0.3400 (-0.37%)
USD - GBP 0.6762 -0.0015 (-0.22%)
Bernanke: More foreclosure help needed
Fed chief says revitalized housing market key to economic recovery, preventing foreclosures needs more government attention. By David Goldman, CNNMoney.
Bernanke Says US Must Step Up Foreclosure Efforts (Update1)  
Retail Sales Down Less Than Projected, Lifting Many In Sector
NEW YORK -(Dow Jones)- November same-store sales lived up to expectations of a record drop Thursday, but thanks to deep discounting during the month the slide was smaller than expected.
Black Friday Fails to Stem Sales Drop  

Sector summary

Sector Change % down / up
Basic Materials -2.24%
Capital Goods -1.05%
Conglomerates -1.53%
Cons. Cyclical -1.80%
Cons. Non-Cyclical -0.89%
Energy -4.57%
Financial -0.27%
Healthcare -0.75%
Services -0.10%
Technology -2.17%
Transportation +1.11%
Utilities -2.01%
Leaders Change Mkt Cap
Cirrus Logic, Inc. CRUS   -29.08% 195.42M
PERF GO-GREEN HLDG PGOG   -14.29% 10.04M
Synopsys, Inc. SNPS   12.56% 2.45B
Diamond Foods, Inc. DMND   -21.24% 390.21M
Welwind Energy Intl Corp. WWEI   -8.33% 16.58M
Smithfield Foods, Inc. SFD   14.85% 995.53M
E.I. du Pont de Nemours &... DD   2.24% 21.78B
Ocean Power Technologies,... OPTT   9.40% 81.99M
Infineon Technologies AG ... IFX   2.52% 914.69M
Celgene Corporation CELG   2.55% 24.71B
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