1 Reason the Dow Is Soaring To Multiyear Highs


The Dow Jones Industrials (INDEX: ^DJI ) surged to multiyear highs in trading today on a plethora of positive data.

Key points:

  • Better than expected jobless claims data

  • Respectable but skewed housing data

  • Hope that a Greek debt deal was nearing its Monday approval

Some of the biggest winners today were in the tech space, no surprise considering the Nasdaq was the best performing index today. Microsoft and Hewlett Packard were among the top big name tech winners. Microsoft rose 4.11% today, likely related to their CFO's comments at Goldman Sachs regarding the tech company's dividend.

Watch the video below to see what other factors were driving the market today, and what investors need to look for tomorrow:

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