Indices landed in the green zone on Wednesday. IBM and Boeing led the Dow’s ascent. Stocks posted gains in light trading volume amid some favorable economic news.
Monday’s session ended in the green zone. The Dow closed at a fifth-straight record level, led up by the likes of Merck, Boeing, and American Express. Brands managed to rebound off earlier low levels after news of less-than-stellar retail sales levels and industrial production data in China initially impacted trading.
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