Monday’s session closed to the down side. Brands moved up off from early low levels on news of street protests in Hong Kong and a reduced profit estimate for Ford.
Indices traded to the green side on Friday. Brands rebounded somewhat from Thursday’s drop on favorable economic news. A third estimate showed real GDP expanded by 4.6 percent in the second quarter, well up off the first quarter’s revised 2.1 percent decrease and beyond the prior estimate of 4.2 percent.
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Indices closed in the red zone on Thursday. The S&P 500 dipped to its lowest level since July. Stocks traded lower amid geopolitics and a variety of economic data. Apple led the descent, falling 3.8 percent today, on complaints over glitches in its new operating system.
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Wednesday’s trading session closed with gains. Brands prospered on stronger-than-anticipated new home sales. Sales stepped up 18 percent in August to 504,000 units, a level not seen since May 2008. Economists were expecting sales of 430,000.
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Tuesday’s session ended in the red category. Stocks sold off amid geopolitics following news that a U.S. led coalition struck areas along the Syrian-Iraq border occupied by the Islamic State. In earnings moves, Bed Bath & Beyond reported quarterly results.
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