Indices closed in positive territory on Wednesday. Macy’s led the way up in the S&P 500 after the retailer reported quarterly data that exceeded expectations.
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The Dow and S&P 500 shed some points on Tuesday. The Nasdaq closed fractionally in the green. Brands such as NRG Energy and News Corp. retreated following the release of lackluster earnings details.
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Indices ended with marginal gains on Monday. The Dow hit yet another record level while the S&P 500 closed just shy of a record high. Trading was relatively flat ahead of a number of earnings reports due this week from retailers such as Nordstrom, Wal-Mart and Macy’s.
Friday’s session ended with a new record high for the Dow. Financial brands such as Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase led the way up. Stocks posted gains on better-than-expected jobs data.
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Brands took a breather on Thursday. Stocks slipped amid the release of a variety of economic news. A first estimate on third-quarter GDP showed an increase. The Commerce Department said real gross domestic product grew by 2.8 percent. Up from 2.5 percent expansion in the second quarter, the reading was well above expectations.
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