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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

12 days ago   |   By Chron

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, giving the market its first gain this week.
Technology companies and banks led the way higher as investors turned hopeful that a new round of negotiations between the U.S. and China this week will lead to progress in their costly trade war.
On Wednesday:
The S&P 500 rose 26.34 points, or 0.9%, to 2,919.40.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 181.97 points, or 0.7%, to 26,346.01.
The Nasdaq picked up 79.96 points, or 1%, to 7,903.74.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller company stocks added 6.86 points, or 0.5%, to 1,479.46.
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These are the 5 companies Bank of America just added to its quarterly list of top climate-change stock picks

These are the 5 companies Bank of America just added to its quarterly list of top climate-change stock picks

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Bank of America Merrill Lynch added five companies to its list of "primer picks" companies in the climate change space.
Sunnova Energy and Albany International are first-time entries for the climate change segment, while the other three had graced the list before.
A company must be rated "buy" by the bank and have "high or medium exposure" to the climate change theme to be included as a primer pick, the note said.
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch added five companies to its list of "primer picks" related to climate change efforts.
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