Bob Pisani is off today, this post was written by Danielle Kennedy
The 3-month winning streak was the longest for the Dow since Aug.-Oct. 2007. However, the other indices continued on to a four-month rally. For the
The Dow Industrials, Dow Transports, Dow Utilities, S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite, Russell 2000 have posted a gain for the second quarter of 2009.
A streak of 6 consecutive quarterly declines has been snapped for the Dow Industrials and S&P 500. This had been their longest quarterly losing streak since 1969-1970. Also, a streak of 3 consecutive quarterly declines has been snapped for the Dow Transports, Dow Utilities, Nasdaq Composite, and Russell 2000. This had been the longest quarterly losing streak for the Dow Transports since 2000, the Dow Utilities since 2001, and Nasdaq Composite since 2002.
Index: Percent Change Best Quarter since
S&P 500 +15.2 Q4 1998
DOW INDUSTRIALS +11.0 Q4 2003
DOW TRANSPORTS +20.5 Q1 1991
Nasdaq Composite +20.1 Q2 2003
Russell 2000 +20.2 Q2 2003
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