Stocks rally, breaking four-session loss – 2/1/12


U.S. stocks rallied yesterday to start the month, breaking a string of recent session losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 83.55 points, or 0.7%, to 12,716.46, its first gain in five sessions. Broadcasting stocks were up substantially as well. Arbitron took a hit over the loss of PPM accreditation in five markets.

The RBR Radio Index was up 4.217, or 1.16%, to 366.280.

The TVBR Television Index was up 4.786, or 1.84%, to 264.531.

Saga, up 9.3%
Dial Global, up 5.5%
Sinclair, up 4.5%
Emmis, down 6.5%
Arbitron, down 4.0%
Beasley, down 2.1%