Indices added slight gains on Thursday. Stocks prospered on a variety of economic news. Data from the Department of Commerce showed retail sales increased 1.2 percent in May.
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Indices closed in green territory on Wednesday. Stocks gained on Greek debt news and a jump in crude oil. Financial stocks such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo all hit new record levels.
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Tuesday’s trading session closed out mixed. The Dow and Nasdaq ended fractionally in the red. The S&P 500 eked out a slight gain, led up by Caterpillar. Moves were narrowly mixed amid a jump in the price of crude oil.
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Brands took a breather on Monday. Technology stocks such as Apple, Intel, Amazon and Microsoft led the way down. Apple traded lower following the announcement of its new streaming music service, Apple Music.
Indices closed in red territory on Friday. Telecom brands such as Verizon Communications, AT&T and Vodafone led the way lower. Stocks dipped on a variety of economic news. Labor Department data showed the economy added 280,000 jobs in May. Economists had expected an addition of 210,000 jobs.
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