The Dow Jones Industrial Average
But increased hopes for more stimulus from the Federal Reserve helped the market overcome the eurozone uncertainty. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charlie Evans he would support a number of options to generate faster job growth. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has been much more non-committal on the issue, though he said last week that he is prepared to act if necessary.
Here's how three major U.S. indices fared on the day:
|Dow Jones Industrial Average||162.57 [1.31%]||12,573.80|
|S&P 500||15.25 [1.17%]||1,324.18|
Turning to individual stocks, Boeing
The Dow's financial companies also largely had a good day, as one might expect with all the talk of the potential for more stimulus from the Fed. JPMorgan Chase
Outside the Dow, battery maker A123 Systems
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