Dow Jones Jumps 250 Points, Led By Microsoft, Apple; 5 Software Stocks To Watch With Earnings Due Soon – Investors Business Daily

The Dow Jones Industrial Average held a solid gain in afternoon trading Monday, up 1%, helped by strength in Microsoft (MSFT), Merck (MRK) and Apple (AAPL). The Nasdaq 100 performed even better, up 1 … [+4634 chars]