Big Blue pushes blue chips higher, while broader market lags
The Dow added 32 points, or 0.37 percent, to close at 8,744. The S&P 500, meanwhile, didn't fare as well, ending the day little changed. Bank of America (BAC) and General Electric (GE) both fell after their second-quarter earnings beat analysts' estimates but signaled underlying weakness.
For more stocks making moves today, be sure to check out BloggingStocks' market wrap-up.