Topic: American Greetings Corporation
Stocks opened April on a weak note, ending slightly lower after an industry group reported that US manufacturing growth cooled in March. Industrial stocks fell the most in the S&P 500.
Valentine's Day e-cards are getting the attention of big name greeting card manufacturers. But even if they're more convenient than physical cards, Valentine's Day e-cards don't come close to evoking emotion as their card stock cousins.
A dip in home sales and unrest in Europe sent stocks sliding Wednesday, extending the longest losing streak for the S&P 500 since mid-July. European stocks had their worst day in months as unrest threatened to boil over in Greece.