12 Reasons Markets Moved This Week

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Dow 11,871 S&P500 1,283 Nasdaq 2,689 Gold 1,341

The Dow bucked the trend this week, keeping its head in the winning column while the other major markets lost ground.

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Now, for the 12 reasons markets moved this week:

Monday

  • Markets were closed to observe Martin Luther King Day.

Tuesday

  • The pro-business sentiment is picking up for Obama and the newly divided Congress. Today’s edition of the Wall Street Journal published Obama’s pro-business editorial. All the chatter on Wall Street was positively keep the markets stable and ticking higher. Can President Obama Achieve the Economic Middle Way?>>

Here are Tuesday’s Top Moving Stocks:

Wednesday

Here are Wednesday’s Top Moving Stocks:

Thursday

Here are Thursday’s Top Moving Stocks:

Friday

  • Tech continues to slide. Yesterday’s news of Eric Schmidt’s departure from Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) CEO post has the fear spreading across Silicon Valley.Question of the Week: Is Netflix About to Crash? >>

Here are Friday’s Top Moving Stocks:

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