Dow Up 3; Financials Climb Investors predict payroll gains for March By Nick McMaster, Newser Staff Posted Mar 10, 2010 3:17 PM CST 0 comments Comments Joseph Gliozzo, center, with Cuttone & Co., sits in front of his trading screen, Monday, March 8, 2010, at the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) (Newser) – Gains in financial stocks kept the markets afloat today. Both AIG and Citigroup closed up, in part because of a successful offering of $2 billion in trust preferred securities, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Dow gained 2.95 points to close at 10,567.33. The Nasdaq added 18.27 to settle at 2,358.95. The S&P 500 rose 5.17, closing at 1,145.61.