Early trading shows drop in overseas markets.
Trading all stocks jolts portfolio in Blade School Stock Contest.
Local companies look to deal with shareholder proxy-access proposals.
Dow loses 1 percent; S&P 500, Nasdaq also fall.
Disney slumps after executive Tom Staggs leaves.
19 of 162 teams change portfolios in Blade School Stock Contest.
Dow Jones industrial average closed down 55.75 points.
WASHINGTON — A private survey says U.S. consumers are feeling more confident in March, with a rebounding stock market brightening their outlook. The Conference Board says its consumer confidence index has rebounded to 96.2 after tumbling to a
Teams get chance to change portfolio in contest.
Retailers see small gains, as well.