McDonald's And Microsoft Lead The Dow Jones In A Mixed Day Of Trading

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U.S. indices are trading higher despite worse-than-expected U.S. jobless figures and inflation data. While jobless claims slightly missed consensus estimates, they fell for the sixth straight week.

© Provided by Benzinga The SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust (NASDAQ: DIA) finished slightly higher by 0.06% to $344.98. The Invesco QQQ Trust Series 1 (NASDAQ: QQQ) gained 1.04% to $340.35. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NASDAQ: SPY) closed higher by 0.47% to $423.61.

McDonald’s Corp (NYSE: MCD), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) were among the top gainers in the Dow Jones.

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Meanwhile, Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL), Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE: GS) and Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) were among the top losers Thursday.

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