Dow Up 4 as Stocks Waver

Caution follows yesterday's rally
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 11, 2009 3:12 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Stocks finished below today’s session highs but closed with slight gains, barely making the first two-day winning streak in a month, the Wall Street Journal reports. Financials mostly gained, with shares of Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America up at least 4%. The Dow closed up 3.91 at 6,930.40. The Nasdaq rose 13.36 to 1,371.64, and the S&P 500 gained 1.76, settling at 721.36.