Dow Off 1 on TARP Repayment

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 9, 2009 3:14 PM CDT
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(Newser) – The market was mixed today after the government announced TARP repayment plans, the Wall Street Journal reports. Oil surged past $70 a gallon, and the transport industry saw declines. The Nasdaq rose on hopes that electronics retail is picking up. The Dow was off 1.43 to 8,763.06. The S&P gained 3.29 to 942.43. And the Nasdaq surged 17.73 to end at 1,860.13.