The markets extended its losses during the midday with the Dow dropping 78 points to 12,520 despite a drop in mortgage rates as investors monitored political developments in Greece. Nasdaq tumbled 31 points to 2842.
On the upside
Ctrip.com International (CTRP) reported lower first quarter earnings but revenue rose to top analyst estimates.
Sears Holdings (SHLD) swung to a first quarter profit and announced plans to spin off Sears Canada.
On the downside
The Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an investigation into Dendreon (DNDN).
GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) reported higher fourth quarter earnings and revenue but the results fell short of expectations.
E-Commerce China Dangdang (DANG) fell to a loss for the first quarter and forecast second quarter revenue below analyst estimates.
In the broad market, declining issues outpaced advancers by a margin of nearly 5 to 1 on the NYSE and by 5 to 2 on Nasdaq. The Russell 2000 which tracks small cap stocks fell 9 points to 762.
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|Wed, May 15, 2013|
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|11:30 AM||Lower Open As Factory Output Drops|
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