News Summary: Stocks end slightly lowerJuly 2, 2013 @ 2:17 pm
(AP) - EGYPT UNREST: Intensifying protests in Egypt pushed the price of oil close to the $100 a barrel mark. That unsettled investors and stocks ended the day slightly lower.
THE GOOD NEWS: Stocks started the day higher, bolstered by good news about car sales, home prices and manufacturing. U.S. auto sales for the first half of the year were the highest since 2007. Ford rose 44 cents, or 2.8 percent, to $16.18.
ONLINE GAMES: Zynga jumped 20 cents, or 6.5 percent, to $3.27 after the troubled maker of "FarmVille" and other online games said CEO Mark Pincus would step aside. The company's stock is down almost 70 percent since its 2011 initial public offering at $10 per share.
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