Bank of America and 2 Stocks Giving the Dow Jones a Lift
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSE:DIA) is up today by 1.65% and stands at 11,851. The large stocks below are among the positive performers today.
Alcoa (NYSE:AA): A bribery scandal in Bahrain coupled with bad news from Europe and China has made Alcoa quite weak recently, so they’ve had a nice bounce back in the last couple of days. Alcoa is up 3.08%.
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Bank of America (NYSE:BAC): Yesterday the bank, in a stunning turnaround, decided to drop a $5 monthly charge to debit cards holders who just want to use their cards. The stock is actually up, which gives credence to the old-fashioned notion that when a company does the right thing, it will manifest itself in its stock price. Bank of America is up 3.98%.
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