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Wednesday’s session ended with gains. Bank of America, and JPMorgan Chase led the Dow’s ascent. Brands jumped up on the possibility of more debt funding for Europe and favorable quarterly data from Goldman Sachs.
Indices closed in green territory Tuesday. Merck, United Technologies and Cisco led the Dow’s ascent. Stocks stepped up amid a spate of earnings news.
Before starting any debt payoff strategy (or combination of strategies), be sure you understand the terms of your debts, including any penalties for prepayment. Read more in this week’s Financial Tip.
Indices closed in the red zone on Friday. JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Intel led decliners. Brands took a breather amid news of credit downgrades for France, Italy and Spain.
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Indices added slight gains on Thursday. Stocks climbed higher on a variety of economic news. The Commerce Department said that U.S. retail sales for December edged up by 0.1%, compared to a revised 0.4% lift in November.
If you have a disability or care for a parent or child with disabilities, you may qualify for a number of tax credits. Learn more in this week’s Tax Tip.
Indices ended mixed on Wednesday. Coca-Cola, Walt Disney and Chevron led the Dow’s decline. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq posted gains.