The Dow rose 52 points to close at 13264 as a positive report on U.S. manufacturing lifted stocks to multi-year highs Monday. The Dow close was its highest since 2007.
Wall Street sees dramatic gains for indexes in first quarter of 2012: Dow climbs 8 percent; S&P rises 12 percent; Nasdaq is up 19 percent.
The Dow fell 43 points to close at 13197 Tuesday as weak readings on consumer confidence gave investors little reason to extend the recent rally.
The Dow rose 6 points to close at 13239 on a dividend from Apple, a deal for UPS and the promise of greater demand for U.S. Steel.
Dow and Nasdaq stock indexes edge down Friday after gaining more than 2 percent for the week. S&P sees small rise, despite an unexpected decline in consumer sentiment.
The Dow rose 16 points to close at 13194 in the day after the stock market's biggest gain of the year.
Bank stocks led the market to its biggest single day gain of 2012. The Dow rose 218 points to close at 13177, its highest close since 2007.
Stock market suffered its biggest losses of the year Tuesday amid worries about the global economy and Greece. The Dow fell 203 points to close at at 12759 in its biggest drop since November.
US stocks faltered Monday on trouble in China and Greece. The Dow lost 14 points to close at 12962
The Dow slid 2 points to close at 12977, but the Yelp IPO surged 64 percent in its first day of trading