Archive for October, 2012

DJIA Market Close For Week Ending Friday, October 26, 2012

The Dow closed up +3.53 (+0.03%) at 13,107.21. For the week, DJIA was down -1.8%, Nasdaq -0.6%, S&P 500 -1.5% and Russell 2000 -0.9%. Year-to-date DJIA is up +7.3%, Nasdaq +14.7%, S&P 500 +12.3% and Russell 2000 +9.8%. There are no Dow stocks at a 52 week high and ther is only HPQ at a [...]

Merck (MRK) Reports Earnings: Market Happenings For Friday, October 26, 2012

Premarket, futures are down a bit but gaining after the good U.S economic growth number. Gainers this morning include EXPE (+16.78%), CERN, VAR, NWL and PCLN while losers include VRSN (-16.20%), CA, GT, IPG and MU. The Market Merck & Co Inc. (MRK) reported net income for the large-cap pharmaceutical was up to $1.76 billion [...]

DJIA Market Close For Thursday, October 25, 2012

The Dow closed up +26.34 (+0.20%) at 13,103.68. Thank God this week is about over. I hope we just need to get past elections. Procter & Gamble (PG) was the biggest gainer on the Dow after it reported mixed quarterly earnings, but maintained its outlook for the full year. First-time claims for unemployment benefits fell [...]