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The Wall Street Journal. Breaking News Alert The New York Times Thu, May 06, 2010 -- 4:15 PM ET

The Wall Street Journal Stock Markets Recover From 9% Drop, Finish Day Down About 3% Wall Street reeled through a volatile day, with stocks closing sharply lower after recoiling from a brief plunge of nearly 9 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 347.80 points or 3.2 percent, and the S. & P. 500 index dropped 37.75 points or 3.24 percent, after fears over Europe's debt crisis and computer-driven trading sparked a massive selloff. The euro slid to $1.2616 to the dollar, and investors fled to Treasuries, gold and other safe-haven investments. Read More:

The wall Street Journal: Nintendo Posts Full-Year Profit Drop. May 6th, 2010

The Wall Street Journal Technology Alert from The Wall Street Journal Nintendo posted a decline in full-year group net profit for the first time in six years, weighed down by slower sales of its DS handheld and Wii games consoles. Nintendo’s main hardware platforms are facing slowing sales after several years of rapid growth that pushed the company’s results to record highs. Nintendo said sales of the Wii for the last fiscal year came to 20.53 million units world-wide, down 21% from the previous year. __________________________________