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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Indices closed in red territory on Monday. Stocks traded lower amid a variety of economic data. Existing-home sales decreased in August. Sales dipped 1.8 percent, which was well shy of an expected one percent gain.
The Dow closed at another record level on Friday in the wake of the Alibaba debut. Shares of the e-commerce giant tacked on 38.07 percent to $93.89. Meanwhile, Yahoo! took a breather following the Alibaba IPO and Apple swept some profits as the iPhone 6 hit the streets.
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The Dow and S&P 500 closed in record-level territory on Thursday. Brands such as Bank of America led the way higher.
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