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The Top Dow Stocks This Week

Travis Hoium
March 1, 2014

Slower than expected economic growth in the fourth quarter couldn't slow down the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) this week, and the index posted a 1.36% gain. The U.S. economy grew just 2.4% last quarter, down from a previous estimate of 3.2%, and may have been affected by weather across the country.  

It's been a rocky start for the Dow in early 2014, with earnings up and the economy growing slowly, but surely investors can still find some big winners on the market. Let's take a look around.

The Dow's top stocks
Home Depot (NYSE: HD) was up 5.5% this week after reporting better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings. Earnings per share rose 7.4% from a year ago to $0.73 and would have been another $0.07 better if the quarter weren't a