Archive for May, 2012

DJIA Market close for Week Ending Friday, May 25, 2012

The Dow closed down -74.92 (-0.60%) at 12,454.83. The S&P 500, Nasdaq and Russell 2000 all closed down as well, with the Russell 2000 somehow doing better than the rest. Dow stock leaders were HPQ (+2.57%), WMT, INTC, T, VZ, BAC and DIS. Those were the only stocks in the winning column as well. Alcoa [...]

Market Happenings for Friday, May 25, 2012

The Dow is down -0.15% at 12,510.79 at this moment in time. The Market Dow stocks headed lower on this pre-holiday Friday are CAT, BA, CVX, AA and IBM. Dow stocks headed higher nclude DIS, PG, PFE, BAC and GE. Sixteen of the 30 stock Dow Index are headed higher. Facebook is lower this morning [...]

DJIA Market Close for Thursday, May 24, 2012

The Dow closed +33.60 (+0.27%) at 12,529.75. The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits held near the 370,000 mark for a fourth week, signaling companies probably increased hiring only slightly in May. Durable good orders rose 0.2%, less than economists were expecting. Excluding transportation goods, orders unexpectedly dropped 0.6%, compared to forecasts for [...]