Stocks Close Lower After Accounting Questions at Halliburton
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Filed at 5:10 p.m. ET
NEW YORK (AP) -- Questions about accounting at Halliburton and a mixed forecast from Novellus weighed on stocks Wednesday, sending the market lower for a third straight session as Wall Street reassessed its timeline for a business recovery...Halliburton fell 63 cents to $18.72 after the company said the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether the oilfield services company reported cost overruns on construction jobs.