Stocks finished Thursday barely higher – 1/12/12


A disappointing December retail sales report from the US Commerce Department put a damper on Wall Street, but the day ended slightly higher on news of successful government bond sales in Europe. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 22 points, or 0.2%, to 12,471. Broadcasting stocks were mixed.

The RBR Radio Index was down 2.510, or 0.8%, to 326.334.

The TVBR Television Index was up 0.250, or 0.1%, to 239.886.

Dial Global, up 5.2%
Saga, up 1.8%
Sinclair, up 1.4%

Radio One, down 6%
SBS, down 5.3%
Emmis, down 4.6%