Thursday’s session ended well into the red zone. Cisco led declines on the S&P 500. The network equipment titan announced plans to reduce its workforce by 4,000 in the first quarter of 2014.
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Stocks took a breather on Wednesday. Retail brands traded lower amid the release of less-than-stellar news from Macy’s.
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Tuesday’s session closed out with gains. Apple stood out among Nasdaq advancers. Brands climbed amid the release of varied economic news.
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Indices ended mixed on Monday. The Dow and S&P 500 closed fractionally in the red. The Nasdaq added marginal gains led up by the likes of Apple and Yahoo. Trading was flat in light volume.
Indices closed in the red zone on Friday. The Dow posted its first weekly decline since June. J.C. Penney led the S&P 500’s descent. Brands rebounded somewhat from earlier low levels amid the emergence of bargain hunters.
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