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What Made These 3 Stocks Moved Higher

Matt Thalman
October 18, 2012

Another weird and wild day on Wall Street left the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEX: ^DJI  ) down just more than eight points, or 0.06%, as the closing bell rang. The index currently sits at 13,548, and had a trading range of 78 points today, touching a high of 13,588 and a low of 13,510. The morning news on jobless claims showed that 46,000 more Americans filed for jobless benefits last week, compared to the prior one. Although two weeks ago we saw claims plunge to 342,000, and this week the number jumped to 388,000, the four week moving average only increased by 750, to 365,000 claims.

The big news today was when Google (