TUESDAY, OCTOBER 02, 2012
The energy sector closed slightly higher on the day, outpacing the Dow and ending roughly in line with the S&P 500. Concerns over upcoming quarterly earnings releases and developments in Spain caused market confusion amid expectations the debt-strapped country will soon request a full scale sovereign bailout.
In sector news, Core Laboratories shares closed down over 16% on the day after announcing that Q3 consolidated results are expected to be below the prior guidance, due to lower than expected North American drilling activity. Management ...