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Market back in correction

Trading ended with a huge loss today:

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Downbeat consumer sentiment data and weak revenues from GE and two big banks slammed stocks on Friday, driving major indexes down more than 2.5 percent.

The Dow Jones industrial average (DJI:^DJI) slid 261.41 points, or 2.52 percent, to end unofficially at 10,097.90. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (^SPX) dropped 31.60 points, or 2.88 percent, to finish unofficially at 1,064.88. The Nasdaq Composite Index (Nasdaq:^IXIC) fell 70.03 points, or 3.11 percent, to close unofficially at 2,179.05.

The three major U.S. stock indexes erased their weekly gains; each index closed down roughly 1 percent for the week.

(Reporting by Rodrigo Campos; Editing by Jan Paschal)

That it so big one day loss that it changes the market status into “Correction”. No new buys of stocks this time (if buying I will be buying mutual funds in small portions as the price will be dropping). Next week we may see more action as more reports will come up. As for my portfolio here is a calendar of upcoming reports:

Jul 28, 2010    Q3 2010  Visa Inc Earnings Release,  consensus estimate:  $0.928, Conference Call @ 5:00pm ET

Jul 20, 2010    Q2 2010  Johnson & Johnson Earnings Release,  consensus estimate:  $1.21

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