19 of 162 teams change portfolios in Blade School Stock Contest.
Dow Jones industrial average closed down 55.75 points.
WASHINGTON — A private survey says U.S. consumers are feeling more confident in March, with a rebounding stock market brightening their outlook. The Conference Board says its consumer confidence index has rebounded to 96.2 after tumbling to a
Teams get chance to change portfolio in contest.
Retailers see small gains, as well.
Top 2 teams remain in place in Blade School Stock Contest.
Starwood Hotels jumps 5 percent after offer from Marriott International.
Oil closed at $40.20, its highest since early December.
Tech stock gain helps 5th-grade students.
Led by declines in energy companies as the price of crude oil.