Stocks rose modestly amid quiet trading Wednesday, but still gathered enough momentum to hit news highs as the S&P 500 was on pace to beat a September 2008 high not seen since Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy. JPMorgan and Bank of America rose, while Intel fell.
Stocks rallied to new highs as the S&P 500 Index reached its highest close since Lehman Brothers went bankrupt in September 2008 amid light trading and several strong earnings reports. Bank of America and JPMorgan rose, while 3M fell.
The rally continues…new highs for the S&P 500, with the index now up 6.3% this month. That gives the S&P its best December since 1991.
Stocks reached new highs on modest gains Tuesday amid light trading and a series of good earnings reports and in the absence of key economic data. JPMorgan and Bank of America rose, while 3M fell.
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Stocks rose as a series of strong earnings reports, coupled with M&A activity, gave a lift to market sentiment. JPMorgan and AmEx rose.
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Stocks closed narrowly mixed, as technology and bank stocks gained strength and drug stocks fell, amid more evidence of a recovering economy in the U.S. and passage of a bill extending Bush-era tax cuts. American Express fell, while Boeing rose.
Stocks continued to trade mixed despite further evidence of a recovering economy and passage of a bill extending Bush-era tax cuts, as strong earnings by tech leaders nudged the Nasdaq slightly higher. Merck fell, while Boeing rose.
Stocks closed at record highs yet again, although on modest gains, as a series of upbeat economic reports and a positive outlook from shipping giant Federal Express, continued to give investors reasons for optimism. Alcoa rose, while AmEx fell.
Stocks were on pace to close at record highs yet again, although on modest gains, as a series of upbeat economic reports, and a positive outlook from shipping giant Federal Express, continued to give investors reasons for optimism. Alcoa rose, while AmEx fell.
ocks gained modestly after several largely upbeat economic reports, and a positive outlook from shipping giant Federal Express. Alcoa and BofA rose, while Microsoft fell.
Some traders have pointed to a yield level right about where the 10-year has been this week: just above 3.5 percent. But a number of strategists are looking for a higher level before stocks start to get burned.
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After failing to do so yesterday, the Dow is seeking to close above 11,444 today. If it does, it’ll become the last of the major indices to hit a new multi-year high.
What follows is a look at the highest yielding stocks in the Dow.