Harry Boxer - December 19, 2014
The stock market indices closed with a bang, although in the last 20 minutes they sold off rather sharply on pre-weekend profit taking after a very big week. Net on the day, the Dow was up 26.65 at 17,804.80, 68 points off the high. The S&P 500 was up 9.42 at 2070.32, 8 points off the high. The Nasdaq 100, reaching over 4300 today, closed up 14.01 at 4281.78, 19 points off the high.