Below we highlight the performance of the 30 Dow stocks both year to date and since the recent low on 7/15. Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) is up the most since last Tuesday at 80.5%, followed by General Motors (NYSE:GM) (48.5%), AIG (NYSE:AIG) (45.8%), JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) (35%), and Home Depot (NYSE:HD) (16.6%). The rally back in BAC puts it down just 19% year to date. GM and AIG, however, are still down more than 40% in 2008.
Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) continues to be the best performing stock in the index year to date at 22.22%. WMT is followed closely by IBM (NYSE:IBM) (19.8%), and the only other stocks in the green year to date are only up 2% or so (DD, MCD, JNJ).
Merck (NYSE:MRK) has had a tough time both year to date and since 7/15. It's down 13% since last Tuesday and 45% in 2008.
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