The Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSE:DIA) is up today 1.87% and stands at 11,757. The large stocks below are among the positive performers today.
Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS): The potential buyout of Hulu (NASDAQ:NWSA)(NASDAQ:CMCSA) is off, in part because Disney feared that Hulu could go the way of Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX). Current CEO Robert Iger said he would step down in 2015. This long-term planning reflects well on the company. Disney is up 3.13%.
Travelers (NYSE:TRV): This stock has done well as investors applaud price increases in light of severe weather. Hope that Europe is moving towards a positive resolution of its debt issues also helps. Travelers is up 4.80%.
McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD): The company beat Q3 estimates, which sent the stock up 3% in pre-market trading. McDonald’s remains around that same level, and stands at 2.57%. Investing Insights: McDonald’s Corp. Earnings Cheat Sheet: Positive Earnings Streak.
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