Today was a mixed day overall for the markets, with two of the three major indices ending the day in the black. The Dow Jones Industrial Average
But while the major indices as a whole didn't see huge moves today, three technology companies on the Dow posted some tremendous gains. Microsoft
The third-biggest Dow winner was Hewlett Packard
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