Archive for January, 2013

DJIA Market Close For Thursday, January 31, 2013

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost -49.84 (-0.36%) to close at 13,860.58. The Dow is a mere 304 points from its all-time high in October of 2007. The Dow ended the month up 5.8 percent, its strongest January since 1994. The Standard & Poor’s 500 finished the month 5 percent higher, its best start to [...]

Market Happenings For Thursday, January 31, 2013

Premarket, the Dow is down. No earnings today, but tomorrow we have earnings from XOM, CVX and MRK. The Market The Dow is up about 6% so far in January, while the S&P 500 is up 5% and the Nasdaq up 4%. The Dow is just 2% away from its record high, hit in October [...]

Boeing Reports Earnings: Market Happenings For Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Markets were up a bit this morning, but are now down with the Dow -12 or so. The Market Boeing (BA) reported earnings this morning and said that its top priority this year is fixing the battery problems that grounded its 787 Dreamliner. Boeing earned $978 million, or $1.28 per share. That’s down 30 percent [...]