U.S. stock markets are down to start the week, but the bears aren't exactly calling it a victory today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average
The 30 Dow components are nearly evenly split in their movements today, and considering the market's tiny movement, there are some surprisingly big movers within the Dow. Intel's
Even the day's trading range of 53 points is something of a yawner for traders today. As slow as the market has moved for the past few months, it has been a good time to be a long-term investor. The Dow has climbed steadily throughout the summer and is close to touching 52-week highs right now.
Of course, all of these gains could be wiped out with the election and fiscal cliff on the horizon. To see how you should invest with those two events coming up, check out our free report highlighting 3 stocks that could skyrocket after the election.
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