Fractionally Mixed

Indices closed out fractionally mixed on Thursday. The Dow added marginal gains while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq shed some points. Trading action ended fairly flat today on a variety of economic news. Cisco led advancers on the Dow. The tech titan tacked on 3.3% following the release of better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings details.

Mixed Moves

Indices closed with mixed moves on Wednesday. The Dow ended flat. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq added some points. Consumer stocks such as Amazon, Nike, Starbucks and Costco took a breather. Energy brands such as Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Halliburton, and ConocoPhillips stepped up on a jump in crude oil.