Stocks were boosted Monday by Iraq’s decision to allow U-2 surveillance flights.
The Nasdaq gained 14 to 1296, the S&P 500 rose 6 to 835, and the Dow climbed 55 to 7920. Volume declined to 1.23 billion shares on the NYSE, and 1.21 billion on the Nasdaq. Advancers led 18-14 on the NYSE, and 17-14 on the Nasdaq. Upside volume was 66% on the NYSE, and 75% on the Nasdaq. New highs-new lows were 43-130 on the NYSE, and 42-110 on the Nasdaq.
After the close, priceline
reported in-line results.
During the day, Sun
gained 4.2% on news that it is entering the blade server market.
, up 0.1%, is taking on Amazon
, which slipped 0.2%.
gained 18% after raising guidance.
, up 1%, and Echostar
, up 3.7%, announced a joint offering.
, up 2%, scored a deal with Novartis Pharmaceuticals.
, up 4.2%, announced upgrades and new products.
, down 2%, captured part of the JP Morgan-IBM deal.
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