The Dow Jones Industrial Average was higher on Thursday following an announcement by the Labor Department that the number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell by 7,000 last week. In corporate news, Boeing (BA) advanced after reports that U.S. regulators were preparing to approave a new series of test flights of its 787 Dreamliner with a few days. Pier 1 Imports (PIR) was lower after the company issued an earnings forecast below analyst estimates. Gap (GAP) was higher after it was leaked that same store sales increased by three percent. This is PassFail TV for Passfail.com, taking you behind the ticker on Thursday, March 7, 2013.