The Dow's 3 Biggest Winners Today

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All three major indices cooled off today after a big rally yesterday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEX: ^DJI) was essentially flat, up just 0.03%. Ditto for the S&P 500 (INDEX: ^GSPC) , which advanced 0.19%, while the Nasdaq (INDEX: ^IXIC) was a bigger mover, dropping 0.99%.

The winners
The day's three biggest winners on the Dow were General Electric (NYS: GE) , Coca-Cola (NYS: KO) , and Chevron (NYS: CVX) . GE ended the day up 2.37%, while Coca-Cola and Chevron were up 1.71% and 1.70%, respectively. What pushed these stocks up today? Find out as we analyze these moves in the following video.

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