NEW YORK— The exchange operator Nasdaq OMX Group said Thursday that its first-quarter profit more than doubled over the past year, as the acquisitions it made last year started to pay off. Nasdaq OMX operates the Nasdaq Stock Exchange and about 30 other exchanges around the world.» Read More
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Within the Dow, McDonald's is the top performing stock since May 2008, up 65 percent, followed by Home Depot, up 56.5 percent. Bank of America is the worst performing stock, down 78 percent.
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A busy Friday, and several cross currents influencing the markets. The reports of imminent euro zone downgrades definitely gave everyone pause, but futures did not take another leg down.