The Dow Jones Industrial Average
The U.S. Commerce Department released GDP data this morning that showed GDP rose 2.8% in the fourth quarter, faster than the previous quarter's 1.8% growth. However, 2.8% was below analyst expectations of 3% growth.
Adding to the negative data were Chevron's
The other Dow component to report earnings today, Procter & Gamble
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