Claman on Call: Not So Lucky Day for Stocks


The markets were not so lucky on this St. Patrick's Day as the Dow and S&P 500 fell into the red, but tech pulled it out -- led in part by Facebook and Apple. Also, chalk one up for the little guys: Small cap stocks -- the Russell 2000 -- almost closed in record territory before pulling back just before the close.

The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that Apple is taking aim at another great American pastime: Television. Apple is apparently in talks with cable companies to create a streaming TV service. The service, expected to come in the all, will offer about 25 channels and will be priced in the $30 to $40 range. Noticeably absent from the talks right now is NBC.

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And the polls are closed in Israel, with exit polls showing Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud and the Zionist Union are neck-and-neck. Who will come out on top will impact U.S.-Israeli business ties and high-tech cooperation.

Don't forget, Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET we get the Fed decision and find out whether the Fed is "patient" and what that means for Wall Street.

And make sure you tune into FOX Business all day as we head to Harvard to bring you exclusive coverage from what is being called the "Woodstock" of mobile money.

Be sure to check out all of today's interviews on and tune into Countdown to the Closing Bell every week day at 3 p.m. ET.

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