Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity
2.7%  Q1 GDP    4.57%  avg. 30-year mortgage     9.5%  Unemployment

Markets Slightly Up At Opening

Wall Street has opened slightly up but largely is hovering around even as the focus again is on Washington, as the heads of the first eight bailout banks are set to appear before Congress at 10 a.m.

In the first 15 minutes of trading, the Dow is up about 79 points, or about 1 percent.

The S&P 500 is up about 1.1 percent and the Nasdaq is up .8 percent.

Wall Street, after expressing disappointment yesterday over the lack of details in Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's new bailout plan, appears to be cutting him a little slack today.

-- Frank Ahrens
The Ticker is Twittering!

By Frank Ahrens  |  February 11, 2009; 9:51 AM ET
Categories:  The Ticker  | Tags: Dow Jones, Geithner, nasdaq, s&p 500  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: Big Bankers vs. Congress: Classic Washington Theater On Tap
Next: Senate Stimulus Bill Includes Hundreds of Millions for Big Corporations

No comments have been posted to this entry.

The comments to this entry are closed.

 
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company