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Oct. 17, 2019, 4:04 p.m. EDT

Stocks end higher after upbeat earnings, tentative Brexit deal

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U.S. stocks ended modestly higher Thursday, boosted after a round of generally upbeat corporate earnings and a tentative agreement by U.K. and European Union leaders on the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union. The Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.20% ended a choppy session with a gain of around 26 points, or 0.1%, near 27,028, while the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.16% gained around 8 points, or 0.3%, near 2,998. The Nasdaq Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -0.24% finished near 8,157, up around 33 points, or 0.4%. Shares of streaming company Netflix Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202353025/composite NFLX +2.14% rose 2.5%, while banking giant Morgan Stanely /zigman2/quotes/209104354/composite MS -0.53% advanced 1.5% following earnings.

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S&P 500 ends within 1% of all-time high amid Brexit draft deal, quarterly results

/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
27,766.29
-54.80 -0.20%
Volume: 232.02M
Nov. 21, 2019 4:58p
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
3,103.54
-4.92 -0.16%
Volume: 1.86B
Nov. 21, 2019 4:58p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
8,506.21
-20.52 -0.24%
Volume: 1.88M
Nov. 21, 2019 5:16p
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/zigman2/quotes/202353025/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 311.69
+6.53 +2.14%
Volume: 7.49M
Nov. 21, 2019 4:00p
P/E Ratio
99.48
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$133.74 billion
Rev. per Employee
$2.22M
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/zigman2/quotes/209104354/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 48.84
-0.26 -0.53%
Volume: 8.35M
Nov. 21, 2019 6:30p
P/E Ratio
10.42
Dividend Yield
2.87%
Market Cap
$79.47 billion
Rev. per Employee
$831,709
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