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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Indices closed out mixed on Wednesday. The Dow hit a new record level. Microsoft led the Dow’s ascent, while Tesla Motors stood out among Nasdaq decliners.
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Indices ended mixed on Tuesday. The Dow and S&P 500 pared early losses to land slightly in the red zone. The Nasdaq added some points. Trading was mixed amid a variety of economic news.
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Monday’s session ended with slight gains. Stocks stepped up amid a variety of economic news. Factory orders ticked up 1.7% in September, following a 0.1% slip in August. Economists were expecting a 1.8% upswing in September.
Indices closed out with gains on Friday. Stocks stepped up in the wake of favorable manufacturing data. The Institute for Supply Management’s factory index climbed to 56.4 in October, the highest level since April 2011, from 56.2 in September.
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