Dow Jones Industrial Average Today, July 1, 2014: flirted within two points of 17,000 on Tuesday, as transportation, technology, and small-cap stocks surged. The Nasdaq led the day by percentage gains, jumping more than 1.2%. The exchange's gains were fueled by Netflix, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: NFLX) gain of 6.5% after it received an upgrade from Goldman Sachs' analysts.
- Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Hits Record High Near 17,000
- Today's Top Penny Stocks: APP, CCCR, NSPH, STEM, SYMX Are Soaring
- The Biggest Stories Moving the Dow Jones Industrial Average Today
Penny stocks represent an inherently riskier investment option for investors. But with these risks in mind, be aware that not all penny stocks are created equally - some can be solid investments with wonderful upside potential.
Today's (Wednesday) big movers come from a variety of sectors, including biotech, retail, financial services, and energy, and they are making gains for different reasons. These top penny stocks do have one thing in common - today their investors cashed in big.
Dow Jones Industrial Average today, June 19, 2014: U.S. markets soared on Wednesday after the conclusion of the Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) June meeting. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.58%, the Nasdaq Composite was up 0.59%, and the S&P 500 jumped 0.77% to a record close.