Indexes Mixed, Dow Drops 10

All eyes are on Treasury's bank plan
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 9, 2009 3:16 PM CST
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(Newser) – Markets were mixed today as the delayed White House bank bailout plan left investors with little to go on, MarketWatch reports. Still, some financials soared, with Bank of America up 11.28% and insurers Hartford and Genworth Financial up at least 14%. The Dow fell 9.96 points to close at 8,271. The Nasdaq lost 0.15 points, closing at 1,592, while the S&P 500 rose 1.29 points to settle at 870.