Tuesday, November 20, 2012 4:15 pm
News Summary: Bernanke warns; HP falters
By The Associated Press
BAD DAY FOR HP: Hewlett-Packard stock fell 12 percent. Executives said a company that HP bought last year for $10 billion lied about its finances.
OIL AND ENERGY FALL: The prices of energy stocks and crude oil fell as Israel and Hamas appeared close to a cease-fire to end a weeklong Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip. A cease-fire would ease concern about oil supply.