Stocks closed higher amid rising prices for oil and gold, as the market hit new highs. Cisco and AmEx led Dow gainers, while Caterpillar fell.
Stocks added to modest gains in the last hour of trading amid rising prices for oil and gold, lifted by banks and technology. Cisco and AmEx led Dow gainers, while Caterpillar fell.
Stocks gained Wednesday as commodity prices lifted mining stocks, and as tech stocks appeared to continue to benefit from M&A activity. Cisco and HP rose, while DuPont fell.
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Stocks ended mixed ahead as tech stocks lost steam despite earlier gains driven by M&A activity, and as stocks bumped up against recent highs. Boeing fell, while Alcoa rose.
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Stocks traded flat to mixed ahead of the close as tech stocks lost steam and stocks bumped up against recent highs. Caterpillar fell, while Alcoa gained.
Cisco Systems, which has shed 35 percent of its market valuation over the last year and has become the worst performing stock in the Dow Jones Industrials, "is ripe for some sort of activist assault," Rob Cox, columnist at Reuters Breakingviews, told CNBC on Tuesday.
Stocks rose modestly as M&A news lifted stocks, although trading was light and largely directionless. Microsoft rose, while Caterpillar fell.
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Stocks posted the best first quarter in more than a decade, although the last day of the quarter was fairly lackluster, with stocks dropping just before the close in another low-volume session. AmEx and Intel led Dow decliners, while 3M rose.
Stocks fell just before the close during in another low volume session, but the market remained on track to post the best quarterly results in more than a decade.
Stocks fluctuated Thursday after mixed economic news, including weak factory orders, but remained on track to post the best quarterly results in more than a decade. Intel fell, while Travelers gained.
Stocks ended just off the highs of the day Tuesday amid light volume and despite a couple of weak economic reports, as energy and telecom gained. Home Depot rose, while HP fell.
Stocks gained Tuesday amid light volume and despite a couple weak economic reports, as energy and retail stocks moved higher.
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Stocks added to modest gains amid light volume and weak economic news as the quarter end neared. Home Depot rose, while HP fell.
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