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Dow: The Election Breathes, HP Groans

Alex Dumortier, CFA
October 4, 2012

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEX: ^DJI  ) is heating up this morning, up 38 points, or 0.28%, as of 10 a.m. EDT. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 (INDEX: ^GSPC  ) is up five points, or 0.36%. Part of this positive sentiment may be linked to a presidential election contest that breathed a new sign of life yesterday.

I purposely did not watch last