It took more than five months, but the
Dow Jones Industrial Average
is back in positive territory for 2009.
On Friday, the index finished up 28.34 points, or 0.3%, at 8799.26, while the
was up 1.32 points, or 0.1%, at 946.21. The
was off by 3.57, or 0.2%, at 1858.80.
Jan. 6 was the last day the Dow closed in positive territory in 2009. The Dow is now up 34.4% from the March 9 close, 6,547.05, which was its low point of the year.
All three indices were positive for the week: The Dow gained 0.4%, the S&P 500 added 0.7%, and the Nasdaq advanced 0.5%.
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