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Indexes Mixed, Dow Drops 10

All eyes are on Treasury's bank plan

(Newser) - Markets were mixed today as the delayed White House bank bailout plan left investors with little to go on, MarketWatch reports. Still, some financials soared, with Bank of America up 11.28% and insurers Hartford and Genworth Financial up at least 14%. The Dow fell 9.96 points to close... More »

Dow Jumps 359 on Rate Cut

Hopes that financials may soon be clear of bad debt also buoys sentiment

(Newser) - Stocks rallied today as investors cheered the Federal Reserve’s sharp federal funds rate cut and other policy measures designed to combat the economic crisis, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Dow rose 359.61 to close at 8,924.14. The Nasdaq climbed 81.55, closing at 1,589.... More »

Dow Up 397 on Positive News

Financials lead as government moves to help banking giant

(Newser) - Stocks rallied today in a vote of confidence for the $326 billion Citibank rescue plan and Barack Obama’s team of economic advisers, MarketWatch reports. Combined with Friday's surge, the rally was the largest 2-day jump in over 20 years. The Dow rose 396.97 points to close at 8,... More »

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