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Stocks closed at record highs yet again, although on modest gains, as a series of upbeat economic reports and a positive outlook from shipping giant Federal Express, continued to give investors reasons for optimism. Alcoa rose, while AmEx fell.
Stocks were on pace to close at record highs yet again, although on modest gains, as a series of upbeat economic reports, and a positive outlook from shipping giant Federal Express, continued to give investors reasons for optimism. Alcoa rose, while AmEx fell.
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What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
ocks gained modestly after several largely upbeat economic reports, and a positive outlook from shipping giant Federal Express. Alcoa and BofA rose, while Microsoft fell.
FedEx's disappointing earnings report dropped futures about 4 points pre-open; initial jobless claims and Housing Starts for November (slightly stronger than expected) had little impact pre-open.
Stock futures surrendered earlier gains after news on jobless claims and housing starts and after economic bellwether FedEx posted quarterly results that left investors disappointed.