Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Dow off 109 as financial stocks slump

Goldman Sachs' decent earnings report fails to excite investors. Regional banks sag on fear they' need to raise billions in new capital. Housing starts fall again. Crude oil falls slightly to $134. Retail stocks fall despite Best Buy's solid report.

Goldman profit falls as markets slump

Producer prices rose 1.4 pct in May, core slows

Optimism about tech spending lifts Nasdaq

Energy prices fuel US-China strains

AGU 110.99 +5.22 +4.94%
AAPL 181.43 +4.59 +2.60%