Friday, February 15, 2013 5:13 pm
News Summary: S&P 500 extends streak of gains
By The Associated Press
"TOTAL DISASTER": Wal-Mart's stock slumped 2.1 percent, dragging down the Dow, after Bloomberg News quoted a leaked e-mail from a company executive that said February sales were a "total disaster."
CLASH OF THE TITANS: Herbalife rose after billionaire investor Carl Icahn disclosed in a regulatory filing that he had bought a 13 percent stake in the company. Icahn's nemesis, hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, has described the company as a pyramid scheme and bet the stock would fall.