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

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.

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

McDonald's Corp MCD, Microsoft Corporation MSFT and Intel Corporation INTC were among the top gainers in the Dow Jones.

Meanwhile, Apple Inc AAPL, Goldman Sachs Group Inc GS and Caterpillar Inc. CAT were among the top losers Thursday.

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