BUSINESS

BAD SIGN: Wal-Mart, McDonald's Lone Dow '08 Gainers

The only two Dow stocks to rise in 2008 were Wal-Mart Stores, with a 18% gain, and McDonald's, up nearly 6%.

General Motors fell 60 cents, or 16%, to $3.20 and finished the year down 87%, the biggest decliner on the Dow. The auto maker needed an emergency loan from the government just to make it to 2009.

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