US equity markets finished marginally lower today after a choppy session and little US specific news to drive markets in either direction. In terms of individual stock performance AMD are the best performing in the S&P following source comments that the company is exploring options via JPM, with Home Depot also demonstrating strength following their earnings beat pre-market. In contrast, Big Lots are the biggest laggard following ratings downgrades and broker moves on the stock, who finally finished lower by 5%. Another notable stock was Cisco who beat on expectation EPS and revenues after-market, and in reaction were seen higher by 1.5% in after-market trade. Finally the DJIA finished down 0.46% at 12756.18 the S&P 500 finished down 0.40% at 1374.53 and the NASDAQ 100 finished down 0.81% at 2561.86.
13 Nov 2012 - 21:25 - - Source: RANsquawk
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