Top Performing Dow Jones Stocks

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSE:DIA) is up today 1.35% and stands at 11,570. The large stocks below are among the notable performers today.

American Express (NYSE:AXP): There has been a substantial improvement in the subprime market for credit cards in the past year, which is the one area where credit cards still make a lot of money. American Express is up 3.15%.

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General Electric (NYSE:GE): This stock remains a bellwether for the American economy as a whole. The stock is up 2.01%.

International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): Many analysts have upgraded their ratings of IBM, as it is considered a safe bet in case there is a slowdown in IT and the entire sector gets pummeled. The stock is up 1.26%.

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