Stocks Flat Ahead of TARP News
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 9, 2009 9:01 AM CDT
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, June 1, 2009.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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(Newser) – Stocks barely moved at today's open as traders awaited details on which banks would get approval to repay TARP funds, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Dow climbed less than 20 points; Procter & Gamble fell 1.4% after announcing its succession plans. The Nasdaq rose 0.6% and the S&P added 0.3%, with a 1% boost in its energy sector. Texas Instruments was up 6% after increasing its forecast, and Treasury note yields fell.