Dow Rises Again, Adds 84 H-P, Priceline.com book solid profits By Nick McMaster, Newser Staff Posted Feb 18, 2010 3:18 PM CST 1 comment Comments Charles Solomon with Barclays Capital, left, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, Feb.12, 2010. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) (Newser) – Stocks advanced as investors looked past disappointing data on employment and focused on positive activity in the steel sector and strong earnings from Hewlett-Packard and Priceline.com, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Dow Jones gained 84 points to close at 10,393. The Nasdaq added 15 points, closing at 2,242. The S&P 500 rose 7 points, settling at 1,107.