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Dow Jones Rises Despite Civil Unrest; Walmart and Apple Close Stores Over Weekend; Microsoft Replaces Editors With AI

Timothy Green, The Motley Fool
Dow Jones Rises Despite Civil Unrest; Walmart and Apple Close Stores Over Weekend; Microsoft Replaces Editors With AI

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) shook off some truly bad news on Monday, up about 0.2% at 11:40 a.m. EDT. Just as the U.S. economy was beginning to recover from the novel coronavirus pandemic, civil unrest in major U.S. cities threatened to impede that recovery. Shares of Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) made only small moves as the companies closed some stores on Sunday due to the unrest.