America Breaking News: S&P 500 Crosses 1,700 Points for the First Time

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America Breaking News: S&P 500 Crosses 1,700 Points for the First Time

by Wochit 0:39 mins

Stocks rose after an encouraging employment report, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 index above 1,700 points for the first time. U.S. manufacturing grew in July at its quickest pace in four months, as output and new orders increased and firms took on more workers, an industry report showed. Chrysler's U.S. sales rose 11 percent last month for the automaker's best July in seven years.

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