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Today's Market Winners and Losers

Future-market-tradingThe stock market is down Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.20%, the Nasdaq down 0.04% and the S&P 500 down 0.39%. Today's...

'09 Ends Sublime for Stocks

What a short, strange, stock market trip it's been. Who would have thought back in the dark days of the March lows that 2009 would end up being an outstanding year for equities? It may not feel like it, but the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average just enjoyed its best annual gain since 2003, or more than two years before the housing bubble burst.