Indices closed well into green territory on Monday. Stocks rebounded from Friday’s drop on a variety of news, including a bailout announcement for Portugal’s Banco Espirito Santo SA and earnings that exceeded estimates for Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Stocks slipped on Friday amid a deluge of economic data. A Labor Department report showed the economy added 209,000 jobs in July, slightly exceeding expectations, while additions for the previous two months were upwardly revised by 15,000.
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Indices closed well into red territory on Thursday. The Dow dipped to a two-month low, while the S&P 500 landed at a six-week low level. Exxon Mobil led declines on the Dow.
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Indices closed with mixed moves on Wednesday. The Dow shed some points. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq gained on a spate of economic news including second-quarter GDP data, which showed the economy expanded at a greater-than-anticipated 4 percent, as well as the Fed’s decision to cut monthly bond buying by $10 billion to $25 billion.
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Stocks retreated on Tuesday amid geopolitical as well as financial news. President Barack Obama announced new sanctions against Russia. Meanwhile, consumer confidence figures from the Conference Board jumped to a seven-year high in July.
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