Home Depot's Stock Is Keeping Dow In Positive Territory

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average's gain in morning trade Tuesday, is all thanks to Home Depot . The home improvement retailer's stock is rising $4.09, or 3.6%, and hit an all-time high of $117.92 in intraday trade, after the company reported better-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter profit and sales. That gain is adding about 26 points to the price of the Dow, which is up just 23 points. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 is virtually unchanged and the Nasdaq Composite is slipping 0.1%.

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