Archive for March, 2012

DJIA / Market Close for Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The Dow closed down -43.90 (-0.33%) at 13,197.73. Nasdaq, S&P 500 and Russell 2000 all closed down today. The rally, just ran out of steam. Bank of America (BAC) was downgraded today by Baird Equity Research and Pfizer led the Dow gainers on news the Supreme Court took up the 2010 health care reform law. [...]

Market Happenings for Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Pre-market, futures are little changed. Gainers this morning include LEN, PHM, JDSU, WAG and WMB while losers include APOL, EXPE, RDC, FTR and TIF. Light crude is down -0.09% at 106.9 and gold is up +0.17% at 1,688.50. The Market Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke will deliver a lecture this afternoon at George Washington University. [...]

DJIA / Market Close for Monday, March 26, 2012

The Dow closed up +160.90 (+1.23%) at 13,241.63. The Nasdaq, S&P 500 and Russell 2000 all had similar gains on the day. After the close, notable stocks reporting earnings include APOL (+4.8%), KIOR, LNDC and MBND (+4.5%). Only one of the Dow 30 stocks was down today, and that one was Verizon (VZ). It was [...]