Archive for March, 2012

DJIA / Market Close for Week Ending Friday, March 30, 2012

Goodbye March, goodbye 1st quarter 2012. It was a good one. One I hope we repeat now. The Dow closed up +66.22 (+0.50%) at 13,212.04. The S&P 500 was up but Nasdaq and Russell 2000 were both down. The market wavered in the morning as shares of Apple weighed on the Nasdaq. Apple closed down [...]

Market Happenings for Friday, March 30, 2012

Pre-market, futures are up as investors look for some positive economic reports after a disappointing stretch of data. Gainers this morning include WYN, BK, WMB, NBR and DFS while losers include BRCM, RTN, RHT, CVX and NTAP. The Market The Commerce Department reported today that consumer spending rose 0.8 percent last month but income grew [...]

DJIA / Market Close for Thursday, March 29, 2012

The Dow closed up +19.61 (+0.15%) at 13,145.82. While the Dow was up today, Nasdaq, S&P 500 and Russell 2000 were all down fractionally. Eleven of the 30 Dow stocks were up today, led by AA, CAT, KO, INTC and UTX. Big losers on the Dow include BAC, AXP, JPM (all up substantially for the [...]