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+11.34
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5232.33
+13.41
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NYSE
10811.346
+62.02
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MMM
180.5
+1.09
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AXP
65.52
+0.73
+1.13%
 
T
41
+0.32
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BA
132.9
+0.67
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CAT
83.1
+0.44
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CVX
102.05
+0.73
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CSCO
31.58
+0.23
+0.73%
 
KO
43.54
+0.22
+0.51%
 
DD
70.45
+0.8
+1.15%
 
XOM
87.84
+0.57
+0.65%
 
GE
31.36
+0.13
+0.42%
 
GS
166.87
+0.9
+0.54%
 
HD
135.24
+0.88
+0.65%
 
INTC
35.55
+0.29
+0.82%
 
IBM
159.72
+1.4
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JNJ
119.92
+0.88
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JPM
66.95
+0.73
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MCD
115.41
+0.97
+0.85%
 
MRK
63.01
+0.16
+0.25%
 
MSFT
58.1
+0.07
+0.12%
 
NKE
58.63
-0.37
-0.63%
 
PFE
35.11
+0.29
+0.83%
 
PG
88.3
+0.72
+0.82%
 
TRV
118.48
+1.34
+1.14%
 
UNH
137.27
+0.65
+0.48%
 
UTX
107.97
+0.66
+0.62%
 
VZ
52.5
+0.43
+0.83%
 
V
80.87
+0.3
+0.37%
 
WMT
71.4
+0.26
+0.37%
 
DIS
94.87
-0.34
-0.36%
 
S&P500
2180.38
+11.34
+0.52%
 
NASDAQ
5232.33
+13.41
+0.26%
 
NYSE
10811.346
+62.02
+0.5770%
 
MMM
180.5
+1.09
+0.61%
 
AXP
65.52
+0.73
+1.13%
 
T
41
+0.32
+0.79%
 
BA
132.9
+0.67
+0.51%
 
CAT
83.1
+0.44
+0.53%
 
CVX
102.05
+0.73
+0.72%
 
CSCO
31.58
+0.23
+0.73%
 
KO
43.54
+0.22
+0.51%
 
DD
70.45
+0.8
+1.15%
 
XOM
87.84
+0.57
+0.65%
 
GE
31.36
+0.13
+0.42%
 
GS
166.87
+0.9
+0.54%
 
HD
135.24
+0.88
+0.65%
 
INTC
35.55
+0.29
+0.82%
 
IBM
159.72
+1.4
+0.88%
 
JNJ
119.92
+0.88
+0.74%
 
JPM
66.95
+0.73
+1.10%
 
MCD
115.41
+0.97
+0.85%
 
MRK
63.01
+0.16
+0.25%
 
MSFT
58.1
+0.07
+0.12%
 
NKE
58.63
-0.37
-0.63%
 
PFE
35.11
+0.29
+0.83%
 
PG
88.3
+0.72
+0.82%
 
TRV
118.48
+1.34
+1.14%
 
UNH
137.27
+0.65
+0.48%
 
UTX
107.97
+0.66
+0.62%
 
VZ
52.5
+0.43
+0.83%
 
V
80.87
+0.3
+0.37%
 
WMT
71.4
+0.26
+0.37%
 
DIS
94.87
-0.34
-0.36%
 

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