Stocks Jolted Back to Reality

The major indexes finished sharply lower after warnings from Palm and Nortel reaffirmed the grim outlook for tech earnings

Investors were slapped back to reality Wednesday, Mar. 28, as woes among technology companies, the former high-flyers of the stock market, shoved the major indexes sharply lower. The troubles began with the latest series of warnings and disappointing earnings reports. And this is just the beginning.

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