Indices closed in green territory on Wednesday. Financial brands such as Bank of America, JPMorgan and Wells Fargo led the ascent. Stocks gained amid the release of trade gap, services industry and Beige Book data.
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Stocks stepped up on Monday amid favorable economic news. Technology brands such as Microsoft and Altera let the way. Microsoft moved up after announcing a late July release of its new operating system, Windows 10, while Altera added gains after Intel announced plans to purchase the chipmaker for $54 a share, or $16.7 billion.
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