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DIS
98.03
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S&P500
2102.95
+4.09
+0.19%
 
NASDAQ
4862.57
+19.89
+0.41%
 
NYSE
10515.758
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MMM
175.54
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AXP
60.69
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T
43.47
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BA
129.69
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CAT
76.45
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CVX
104.15
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28.8
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KO
45.12
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DD
64.36
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XOM
93.84
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GE
31.49
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GS
148.25
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HD
129.62
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INTC
32.75
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IBM
152.35
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JNJ
121.29
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JPM
61.26
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MSFT
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NKE
55.61
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PFE
35.57
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PG
84.78
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TRV
118.85
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UNH
140.86
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UTX
102.73
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VZ
56.23
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V
74.48
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WMT
72.81
-0.21
-0.29%
 
DIS
98.03
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+0.21%
 

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