Share “News Summary: The market throws a New...”

News Summary: The market throws a New Year's party

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 2, 2013 at 4:20 pm •  Published: January 2, 2013

THE CLIFF COMPROMISE: All the major U.S. stock indexes shot higher on Wednesday after politicians hammered out a compromise on the government's budget.

HAPPY NEW YEAR: The Dow jumped 308.41 points. That was its biggest point gain on the first trading day of a new year in history, beating the jump of 265.88 points on Jan. 2, 2003, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices.

REVVING THE ENGINE: Zipcar's stock soared nearly 48 percent, up $3.94 to $12.18, after announcing it would sell itself to rental car company Avis.


  1. 1
    This map shows the biggest music festival in Oklahoma, other states
  2. 2
    Bristol Palin Slams Washington State Initiative to Give Free Birth Control to Minors
  3. 3
    Oregon pot stores sell more than $11 million in first 5 days
  4. 4
    Sigourney Weaver turns 66: Then and now
  5. 5
    Not Sucking in Their Seventies: Rock Lifers Go the Distance
+ show more


× Trending business Article