What a difference a week can make.
Coming out of last week, which marked the worst week of 2012 for the Dow Jones Industrial Average
Around the markets
Investors had plenty of news to digest today, with several blue-chip companies reporting quarterly earnings. Among Dow components, Coca-Cola gained 2.1% and touched its highest levels in nearly 14 years after it been analysts' revenue and profit expectations. Tech stalwart IBM
One of the day's most exciting news events took place outside the Dow. Cheniere Energy
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