Stocks are trying to log their fifth straight week of gains. The Dow dropped about 12 points yesterday, putting it roughly 50 points shy of where it opened on Monday. The S&P dropped nearly five points yesterday, but is ahead about 15 points on the week. Right now, many traders are turning their attention to Japan where the Nikkei was jumping around today. Yahoo! Finance Senior Columnist Mike Santolis has more in the video above.
What's old is new at Procter and Gamble (PG). As of last night, A.G. Lafley is again CEO of the comsumer products giant. He replaces Robert McDonald, who ran the company for the past four years. Under his watch the company struggled to win over cost-conscious customers. It's also had trouble getting new products into the pipeline. Recently activist investor Bill Ackman has been calling for change. Procter and Gamble stock is up 13% year-to-date and twice that much over the past year.Read More »from P&G CEO Swap; A&F Price Plunge; $1 Billion Battle Over Map App