Dow Picks Up 11, Nasdaq Finishes Up 81
Wall Street closed higher Wednesday as investors monitored signs of recovery. The benchmark index ended just under 0.2% higher after wavering between small gains and losses. Retailers and other companies that rely on consumer spending made solid gains. Communication and financial stocks also helped lift the market.
Dow Falls 52, Nasdaq Closes Down 32
Troubling economic news from China and the U.S. sent stocks down Monday, despite positive news from the Fed.