2011 ended with a down market – 12/30/11


Despite lots of ups and downs, stock prices ended 2011 pretty much where the year began. The flat year ended with a down day, as continued worries about the Euro zone and the strength of the US recovery kept a lid on optimism about the New Year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 69 points, or 0.6%, to 12,218. Broadcasting stocks ended the year with a mixed day.

The RBR Radio Index was up 7.550, or 2.5%, to 306.287.

The TVBR Television Index was down 1.149, or 0.5%, to 236.619.


Salem, up 14.2%
SBS, up 7.1%
Beasley, up 5%

Entravision, down 6%
Emmis, down 2.9%
Arbitron, down 1.5%