Friday, October 2, 2009

End of the week

The Dow Jones, after fighting back to positive territory, gave back some gains and finished slightly negative this afternoon.

Outperforming the Dow by about 2% is the Brazilian market(in red), on news that Rio will host the 2016 Olympics, and along with that enjoy some globally-funded construction and development.

Underperforming the Dow by a bit were some Illinois construction and materials companies. Not sure how much hype there was in these stocks, but they may have sold off due to the lost potential revenue from the Olympics:

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