U.S. Stocks Fall as Investors Assess Earnings After Alcoa Report

April 9, 2015 1:40 PM

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U.S. stocks fluctuated as energy companies gained amid a rebound in crude, while quarterly results from Alcoa Inc. and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. disappointed investors.

Alcoa dropped 4 percent after first-quarter sales missed projections and the biggest U.S. aluminum producer forecast a global supply glut for the metal in 2015. Bed Bath & Beyond declined 5.9 percent, leading retailers down after lower-than-estimated earnings and outlook. Halliburton Co. and Anadark...

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