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Check Out Why These Dow Stocks Rose Today

Matt Thalman
December 5, 2012

On a day when very investors were given nearly no economic data, the markets barely changed. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEX: ^DJI  ) closed down just 13 points, or 0.11%, at 12,951. Of the 30 stocks that make up the Dow, 16 of them were in the red when the closing bell rang. This afternoon I explained why Disney (NYSE: DIS  ) , JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM  ) , and Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT  ) all moved lower -- click here to find out why. Of the 14 stocks that moved higher, three of the best performers today were Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ  ) , Intel (Nasdaq: