Stocks on Wall Street open higher

15 July, 2017, 00:53 | Author: Franklin Nunez

It measures the daily stock price movements of 30 large, publicly-owned USA companies.

The Nasdaq composite outperformed the Dow and the S&P, rising 0.6 percent to close at 6,312.47.

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 3.16 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,428.82, a record.

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USA equities closed higher on Thursday as retailers rose, led by Target.

Consumer-focused stocks were also higher early Thursday.

Delta Air Lines fell 1.8 percent after reporting a 20.8 percent drop in second quarter earnings to $1.2 billion. Target said its sales and customer traffic grew.

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S&P 500 measures the performance of 500 widely held common stocks of large-cap us companies.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose about 25 points, notching a record close, with Wal-Mart, Goldman Sachs and Apple contributing the most gains.

Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street as technology companies and banks post gains.

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