The Dow is now nearing 16,000. Futures are higher this morning, following yet another record-close on Friday. The big board ended the week well above 15,900. It was the third-straight record close. Moreover, stocks are now up six weeks in a row. A seventh would ordinarily be quite rare. But are we dealing with extraordinary circumstances? Hot Stock Minute host Lauren Lyster asks Yahoo Finance Senior Columnist Mike Santoli in the video above.
Call it a private matter for Tim Geithner. The former Treasury Secretary is joining private equity firm Warburg Pincus. Warburg is best known for its buyouts of companies like Bausch & Lomb and Neiman Marcus. Geithner's joining the firm at the top, serving as President and Managing Director. He's set to start in March.
Boeing (BA) is on a high at the Dubai Airshow. The plane-maker has inked deals for its next 777, valued at more than $100-billion. Emirates is buying 150 of the planes. Qatar Airways is among other airlines making smaller orders. TheRead More »from Dow Approaching 16,000; Boeing on a High; Geithner’s New Gig; Google Stores