Sometimes, things go well for the market even when you think there's no reason to be optimistic. Today, investors got nothing they wanted from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, as his Congressional testimony didn't give any specifics on further action to support the economy. Yet after initially falling on the testimony, stocks recovered their losses, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
But several Dow stocks couldn't get their acts together. Home Depot
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