The market moved up a bit today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average
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Meanwhile, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington interviewed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco. Zuckerberg spoke about Facebook's not-so-great mobile results and also addressed the company's post-IPO stock swoon, terming the stock's performance "disappointing." Ahead of the interview, Facebook shares closed up 3.3% for the day.
On the Dow, Bank of America led all components with a 5.2% gain. Its shares are now just over $9 a stub. Among the related news of the day, Bloomberg reports that "Merrill Lynch & Co. won an appeal upholding a federal judge's dismissal of the second of two race-bias lawsuits filed against it by black financial advisors."
And finally, succession planning has been on the minds of Ford