After a Rough Week, a Glimmer of Hope for Stocks

Late-day buyers emerged on Friday after an earlier selloff prompted by a spate of negative headlines. Next week, watch for some quarterly earnings updates and the CPI

Stocks recovered steep losses to end mixed Friday as buyers emerged late in the day following a weak consumer sentiment report and a downbeat outlook for the wireless sector. News in the morning of a terrorist car bombing outside the U.S. consulate in Karachi, Pakistan added to the negative mood on the Street.

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