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.
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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.
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Trading ended in red territory on Tuesday. Stocks dipped amid slipping crude oil and news of an unexpected devaluation of Chinese currency.
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Indices closed well into the green zone on Monday. Stocks rallied, rebounding from last week’s downswing. Technology brands such as Apple, IBM and Yahoo! stepped up.
Companies such as Nvidia and Qualcomm stepped up on a down week. Indices landed in the red on Friday amid the release of employment data for July.
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Brands such as Starbucks, Home Depot and Walt Disney traded lower on Thursday. Stocks dipped amid a retreat in crude oil. West Texas Intermediate crude fell 1.2% to settle at $44.66 a barrel.