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Jet Crash in Ukraine Spooks Investors

Markets were treading water until news broke that a Malaysia Airline jet had crashed in a part of Ukraine occupied by militant pro-Russian separatists.

Yahoo, Intel Earnings Set Up Market Decline

Yahoo's earnings rose 36% from a year ago, but the company's new management team remains under pressure to prove that its turnaround plan is working. Intel's net fell 25%.

T-Mobile Seeks iPhone Users; Apple iRadio

T-Mobile is offering a trade-in deal for people who are looking to upgrade from their iPhone 4 or 4S, and Apple is said to be preparing a Pandora-style streaming service.

Blackstone-Owned SeaWorld Readies IPO

The theme park operator is going public, probably launching its IPO this month. SeaWorld will offer 20 million shares, expecting to price them between $24-27 apiece.

ExxonMobil Sued Over Arkansas Pipeline Spill

Two Arkansas residents have filed a lawsuit against ExxonMobil. They’re seeking $5 million in damages, claiming a pipeline spill has caused a permanent drop in property values.

Johnson & Johnson Wins Big Court Battle

J.C. Penney today opens its first store-within-the-store boutiques. They'll offer home goods from designers such as Michael Graves, Jonathan Adler and Sir Terence Conran.

HMO Stocks Rise on Medicare Advantage News

Shares of health insurance provider Humana jumped yesterday and are set to gain more today following news that Medicare Advantage might increase reimbursement rates.

Dow Ends at a Record Again, S&P in 7th Straight Gain

Wall Street rose modestly on Monday, lifting the Dow to another record and giving the S&P 500 its seventh straight advance as early weakness enticed buyers. The gains briefly lifted the benchmark S&P 500 index to its highest intraday level since October 2007.