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  • Stocks Edge Higher, Led by Tech Shares

    Tech stocks lifted the S&P 500 Wednesday, leaving the broad U.S. stock index hovering just shy of its record close from early May. The benchmark index edged up less than 0.1%, boosted by gains in Microsoft and Amazon.com. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite gained 0.2%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged down 0.1%, or about 30 points.

  • Stocks Edge Up, Led by Tech Shares

    U.S. stocks ticked higher Wednesday, as technology stocks led the way to tepid early gains. The S&P 500 edged up 0.2%, trading above its record close of 4232.6, set on May 7. On Tuesday, it ground up for its third-highest close on record. The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 0.5%, suggesting technology stocks could have a strong day.

  • U.S. Stock Futures Edge Higher

    U.S. stock futures edged up, suggesting another day of muted moves for major indexes after the opening bell. S&P 500 futures added 0.1% and futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average traded flat. Contracts on the Nasdaq-100 gained 0.2%.

  • Stocks Waver in Back-and-Forth Session

    U.S. stocks wavered Tuesday, moving between small gains and losses, as investors weighed supply-chain problems and signs of rising inflation against an improved economic outlook. The S&P 500 index was about flat as of the 4 p.m. close of trading in New York, after rising earlier in the day to its second-highest intraday level on record. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell slightly, losing about 30 points, or 0.1%.

  • U.S. Stock Futures Waver Ahead of Data

    U.S. stock futures wavered, extending the week's pattern of muted moves ahead of data on the trade deficit and job openings. S&P 500 futures traded mostly flat and futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.1%. The contracts don't necessarily predict moves after the opening bell.

  • Dow Recedes After Pushing Into Record Territory

    Major U.S. stock indexes slipped on Monday, in a subdued start to the week after closing near record levels last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 38 points, or 0.1%, in morning trading. The Dow had briefly pushed into record territory after the opening bell before retreating.

  • Stocks Wobble at Start to the Week

    U.S. stocks opened near the flatline Monday, indicating that markets could be subdued after closing near record levels last week. The S&P 500 rose less than 0.1%. The index rose to its second-highest close in history Friday after the monthly employment report showed the labor market continued its slow recovery in May.

  • U.S. Stock Futures Tick Lower

    U.S. stock futures pulled back on Monday, after having closed the prior week near records. Futures on the S&P 500 slipped 0.3% and futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were down 0.2%. Changes in futures don't necessarily predict moves after the opening bell.

  • Stocks Closes Higher After Jobs Report--Update

    U.S. stocks rose Friday, posting modest weekly gains, after the monthly employment report showed the labor market continued its slow recovery in May. Stocks started off the week wavering between small gains and losses, before momentum picked up on the week's final trading day. One factor that helped break the lull: the May jobs report.

  • Stocks Closes Higher After Jobs Report

    U.S. stocks rose Friday, closing the week with modest gains, after the monthly employment report showed the labor market continued its slow recovery in May. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 179 points, or 0.9%, to 34756, while the S&P 500 added 0.9%. Both indexes closed just below their all-time closing highs.

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