Dow Falls 56 Despite Jump in GDP Microsoft falls 4.5% despite strong profits By Nick McMaster, Newser Staff Posted Jan 29, 2010 3:21 PM CST 5 comments Comments Specialist Michael Sollitto works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, in this March 2, 2009 file photo. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) (Newser) – Stocks saw losses today as investors proved unmoved by the striking 5.7% jump in GDP for the second quarter. Microsoft led a broad decline in tech stocks despite reporting strong growth in quarterly profits, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Dow fell 53.13 points to close at 10,067.33. The Nasdaq lost 31.65, closing at 2,147.35. The S&P 500 dropped 10.66 to settle at 1,073.87.