The Dow's 3 Biggest Losers Today, and What to Look for Next Week

The Dow Jones Industrials (INDEX: ^DJI) pushed up 45.79 points today to close up 0.35% for the day. The S&P 500 was hot on its tail, posting a 0.23% gain for the day. The Nasdaq was the only index not invited to the party, closing down 0.27%.

On the whole, the markets have had a great opening to the year. The Nasdaq is up 13%, and the Dow is up 6%. Of course, the biggest news that threatens to shake the market out of its momentum is worries about the Greek debt crisis. Watch for key approvals and progress this Monday.

The biggest losers for the day were Bank of America (NYS: BAC) , Alcoa (NYS: AA) , and Hewlett-Packard (NYS: HPQ) .

Take a look at the video below to see what news investors need to watch for next week. Enjoy the long weekend, and Fool on!

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