Stocks rally for a second day, Dow jumps more than 200 points to recoup Monday’s losses

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 286.01 points, or 0.83%, to 34,798. It’s sitting less than 1% away from a record. The S&P 500 gained 0.82% to 4,358.65. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 0.92% to 14,631.95. The 30-stock index rallied nearly 550 points on Tuesday, after tumbling 725 points on Monday for its worst session in… Continue reading Stocks rally for a second day, Dow jumps more than 200 points to recoup Monday’s losses

One of the worst-performing Dow stocks in May could have 25% upside, Piper Sandler analyst says

The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended May nearly 2% higher, but not all its components joined in on the rally. Apple, Disney, Visa, Verizon and McDonald’s were among the bottom performers last month. Some of them could be due for an upside surprise in June. “Visa stands out to me,” said Craig Johnson, Piper Sandler… Continue reading One of the worst-performing Dow stocks in May could have 25% upside, Piper Sandler analyst says

Two Dow stocks look like buys as the DJIA celebrates 125 years, strategists say

The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a major milestone: The blue-chip index turned 125 years old. Of course, the DJIA looks quite different now than when it was first published in The Wall Street Journal on May 26, 1896. None of the 12 original components remain, and its 30 members now include companies that were… Continue reading Two Dow stocks look like buys as the DJIA celebrates 125 years, strategists say