Good news at home and abroad – 7/21/11


Thursday was a happy day on Wall Street, with a final agreement in Europe to keep Greece solvent and progress in Washington toward a debt limit agreement. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 153 points, or 1.2%, to 12,724. Nearly all broadcasting stocks were up as Nexstar confirmed that it is for sale.

The RBR Radio Index was up 3.553, or 1%, to 359.860.

The TVBR Television Index was up 5.040, or 1.9%, to 269.459.


Westwood, up 5.8%
Gray, up 5%
Sinclair, up 3.8%

Beasley, down 5.4%
LIN, down 0.9%