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The Dow lost 119.05 points to close at 11,295.81 as Bernanke's address failed to outline specific plans for economic recovery
Global markets fell for the eighth day on Friday, while the US markets recovered from Thursday's plummet. As global markets drop, fear grows that the global economy could slip into another recession.
The GDP grew at an annual rate of only 1.3 percent in the second quarter of 2011, announces the Commerce Department, which also revised first-quarter growth down to 0.4 percent.
Auction-rate securities – representing corporate debt – were sold to investors by Raymond James as 'same as cash.' In settlement with regulators, the firm agreed to buy back $280 million worth of the auction-rate securities.
After Ben Bernanke's worrisome outlook on Tuesday, stocks fell Wednesday, with the Dow losing about 21 points
The Dow plummeted by more than 2 percent on Wednesday, losing about 279 points, after Moody's cut Greece's bond ratings
The Dow fell about 3 points, ending a four-day winning streak
Stocks fell initially on Japan's latest earthquake, but recovered some of their losses. The Dow average dropped 17 points; the S&P 500 index fell 2 points.
Dow rises 23 points to close at highest level in 34 months. But stocks on Nasdaq edge down.