The Dow Jones Industrial Average
The rally today was so broad that only three out of the 30 Dow stocks closed in the red:
Percent Change Today
|Johnson & Johnson||(0.33%)|
And the losses on the stocks falling back weren't comparable to many of the winners. Bank of America was up 3.2%, while Hewlett-Packard jumped 2.79%. Even Dow component Microsoft
The fact HP was amongst the biggest winners today is fitting, because technology stole the day's media spotlight. Amazon.com
After the bell today, Renren's social networking peer Facebook filed its S-1. The social networking site reported revenues of $3.7 billion last year and profits of $1 billion. That revenue figure is largely in-line with investor expectations, while profits were generally regarded to be as high as $1.5 billion. Still, even with the bottom line coming in short of expectations, Renren is up nearly 5% after-hours.
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