Bad hair day: Shares of Regis Corp. dropped 11 percent Friday, to $11.70 after the hair salon owner reported a continued decline in quarterly revenue. The company is working on a turnaround over the past year but the effort has been slow to show results.
Strong report: Best Buy shares rose more than 15 percent on Tuesday, to $33.78 after the retailer reported a better than expected 12 percent rise in profits, fueled by strong sales of appliances, big TVs and mobile phones. Its shares finished the week at $35.97.
Rebound leaders: Google and Apple were credited with leading a market rally Wednesday after a string of eye-popping losses for stocks. Google rose 8 percent Wednesday, to $659.69 and finished the week at $630.38. Apple gained nearly 6 percent in the midweek surge, closing at $109.69. Its shares finished the week at $113.29.
Copper-bottomed: Freeport-McMoRan rose 30 percent Thursday, to $10.35, after the copper producer said it is cutting spending, production and jobs as it deals with declining copper prices. Investors also applauded news that Carl Icahn has taken a stake in the company. Its stock closed the week at $10.50.
Deal blocked: Energy company Pepco Holdings dropped 16 percent Tuesday, to $22.51, after regulators in Washington rejected its proposed merger with Exelon. Pepco stock closed Friday at $23.01.
Tasty quarter: J.M. Smucker Co. rose 5.1 percent to $114.67 after the food maker's earnings beat forecasts, helped by higher prices of its Folgers and Dunkin' Donuts coffee and strong sales of Dunkin' Donuts K-Cup pods. Smucker shares closed the week at $117.59.