Dow comes within 68 points of 10,000 before cooling off
The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average ($INDU) came within 68 points of the psychologically key 10,000 level before cooling off to close at 9,886, up 21 points or 0.2 percent. The broader S&P 500 ($INX) added 5 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,076, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite ($COMPX) was unchanged at 2,139.
Major movers included Dow component Bank of America (BAC), which rose more than 3 percent. On the other side of the ledger, Dow component Boeing (BA) tumbled nearly 2 percent.
For more on stocks making moves today, be sure to check out BloggingStocks' market wrap up.