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U.S. labor costs increase 0.6 percent in the second quarter

WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters) - - U.S. labor costs rose steadily in the second quarter, pointing to still-moderate wage inflation, which could see the Federal Reserve keeping interest rates unchanged for a while. The Employment Cost Index, the broadest measure of labor costs, increased 0.6 percent after a similar gain in the first quarter, the Labor Department said on Friday. Economists polled...» read full story

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S&P 100 Stocks

Price Chg %Chg Open High Low Vol
AIV Apartment Investment and Management Company 46.15 1.89 4.26% 44.56 46.42 44.35 1.15m
BHI Baker Hughes Incorporated 47.71 1.66 3.60% 45.71 47.71 45.67 2.73m
BWA Borgwarner Inc. 33.30 0.81 2.49% 32.56 33.56 32.54 2.09m
AN Autonation Inc. 53.37 1.25 2.40% 52.28 54.15 51.87 1.24m
BEN Franklin Resources Inc. 35.85 0.83 2.37% 34.91 35.91 34.60 1.68m
AVB Avalonbay Communities Inc. 186.27 3.99 2.19% 182.28 187.43 182.28 456.12k
ABBV Abbvie Inc. 65.99 1.27 1.96% 65.27 66.40 65.15 5.32m
BXP Boston Properties Inc. 142.12 2.68 1.92% 139.17 142.63 139.17 302.58k
CHK Chesapeake Energy Corporation 5.29 0.10 1.83% 5.15 5.36 5.15 21.28m
BBBY Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. 44.85 0.78 1.77% 43.97 44.87 43.86 1.11m
CL Colgate-palmolive Company 74.27 1.02 1.39% 73.12 74.97 73.07 2.33m
AMZN Amazon.com Inc. 762.22 9.61 1.28% 765.00 766.00 755.00 4.71m
CNC Centene Corporation 70.77 0.81 1.15% 69.37 70.81 69.03 896.76k
CAH Cardinal Health Inc. 83.48 0.92 1.11% 82.60 83.54 82.45 1.09m
CAG Conagra Foods Inc. 46.92 0.51 1.10% 46.39 47.04 46.33 1.14m
APA Apache Corporation 52.36 0.52 1.00% 51.15 52.47 51.00 1.06m
APC Anadarko Petroleum Corporation 53.87 0.51 0.96% 52.78 53.87 52.32 3.11m
AWK American Water Works Company Inc. 82.81 0.75 0.91% 82.00 82.99 82.00 366.43k
ACN Accenture plc Class A (ireland) 113.06 0.98 0.87% 112.40 113.12 111.33 1.32m
BLK Blackrock Inc. 366.26 2.89 0.80% 362.87 367.22 362.80 310.67k
A Agilent Technologies Inc. 47.88 0.37 0.78% 47.49 47.96 47.36 546.86k
AMG Affiliated Managers Group Inc. 147.45 1.13 0.77% 145.79 148.15 144.84 212.90k
ABT Abbott Laboratories 44.75 0.30 0.67% 44.38 45.12 44.26 6.67m
CME Cme Group Inc. 102.60 0.66 0.65% 102.23 103.34 101.71 504.11k
AEP American Electric Power Company 69.36 0.44 0.64% 68.84 69.56 68.82 1.18m
CA CA Inc. 34.67 0.21 0.61% 34.52 34.69 34.34 1.31m
AEE Ameren Corporation 52.47 0.32 0.60% 52.17 52.66 52.08 542.94k
APH Amphenol Corporation 59.52 0.35 0.59% 59.14 59.54 58.97 411.08k
CHRW C.h. Robinson Worldwide Inc. 69.64 0.41 0.59% 69.15 69.86 68.75 491.09k
CNP Centerpoint Energy Inc (holding Co) 23.91 0.14 0.59% 23.78 23.95 23.75 1.59m
CMS Cms Energy Corporation 45.24 0.25 0.56% 45.00 45.41 44.98 1.12m
ABC Amerisourcebergen Corporation 85.25 0.43 0.51% 84.34 85.25 84.12 762.88k
BBY Best Buy Co. Inc. 33.45 0.17 0.51% 33.24 33.48 33.03 1.47m
ADM Archer-daniels-midland Company 45.16 0.22 0.48% 44.74 45.39 44.74 2.04m
AES The Aes Corporation 12.31 0.06 0.45% 12.22 12.40 12.13 1.50m
BSX Boston Scientific Corporation 24.44 0.10 0.41% 24.33 24.56 23.98 6.93m
CCI Crown Castle International Corp. (reit) 96.97 0.40 0.41% 96.65 97.50 96.60 790.46k
CCL Carnival Corporation 46.68 0.18 0.39% 46.70 46.95 46.48 2.15m
CLX Clorox Company (the) 131.30 0.47 0.36% 130.43 131.79 130.06 428.37k
CERN Cerner Corporation 62.44 0.20 0.32% 62.31 62.71 62.02 929.39k
AMP Ameriprise Financial Inc. 95.85 0.30 0.31% 95.03 96.11 94.87 428.62k
CELG Celgene Corporation 111.60 0.34 0.31% 110.66 111.95 110.50 3.28m
CMI Cummins Inc. 122.53 0.37 0.30% 122.00 122.97 120.57 895.25k
BDX Becton Dickinson and Company 176.39 0.43 0.24% 175.65 176.98 175.37 346.27k
BA Boeing Company (the) 133.30 0.29 0.22% 133.05 133.53 132.30 1.67m
AMGN Amgen Inc. 171.62 0.34 0.20% 171.57 171.93 170.53 1.48m
BMY Bristol-myers Squibb Company 74.78 0.12 0.16% 74.57 75.16 74.22 2.36m
CHD Church & Dwight Company Inc. 98.66 0.15 0.15% 98.38 98.95 97.88 272.32k
APD Air Products and Chemicals Inc. 149.16 0.17 0.11% 148.81 150.75 148.27 664.64k
AKAM Akamai Technologies Inc. 50.73 0.04 0.08% 50.64 50.83 49.76 2.01m
BF.B Brown Forman Inc Class B 98.08 0.07 0.07% 97.74 98.45 97.13 124.36k
BCR C.r. Bard Inc. 224.39 0.14 0.06% 223.86 225.00 223.61 149.65k
AAPL Apple Inc. 104.36 0.02 0.02% 104.19 104.55 103.68 15.98m
BIIB Biogen Inc. 289.04 0.01 0.00% 288.85 289.73 286.80 599.11k
BAX Baxter International Inc. 48.21 -0.01 -0.02% 48.18 48.34 47.82 1.78m
CAT Caterpillar Inc. 82.88 -0.05 -0.05% 82.80 83.14 82.13 2.17m
AZO Autozone Inc. 815.49 -0.50 -0.06% 816.00 816.52 810.00 115.89k
BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. New 144.31 -0.11 -0.08% 144.09 144.60 143.78 1.03m
AET Aetna Inc. 115.69 -0.10 -0.09% 114.09 116.55 114.09 1.36m
AVY Avery Dennison Corporation 78.04 -0.11 -0.14% 77.84 78.11 77.01 246.31k
CFG Citizens Financial Group Inc. 22.41 -0.04 -0.18% 22.37 22.73 22.28 1.75m
CINF Cincinnati Financial Corporation 75.05 -0.19 -0.25% 75.25 75.37 74.64 253.63k
ADBE Adobe Systems Incorporated 98.17 -0.27 -0.27% 98.40 98.55 97.23 703.43k
BLL Ball Corporation 70.70 -0.22 -0.31% 70.57 70.94 70.43 518.93k
ALK Alaska Air Group Inc. 68.24 -0.22 -0.32% 68.44 68.85 68.12 1.08m
AME Ametek Inc. 47.24 -0.15 -0.32% 47.36 47.36 46.82 390.36k
AYI Acuity Brands Inc (holding Company) 262.77 -0.89 -0.34% 263.40 264.71 261.58 49.39k
ADSK Autodesk Inc. 59.24 -0.21 -0.35% 59.50 59.67 58.64 386.53k
C Citigroup Inc. 43.92 -0.16 -0.36% 43.87 44.16 43.76 7.99m
AIZ Assurant Inc. 83.03 -0.32 -0.38% 83.01 83.52 82.64 129.10k
ANTM Anthem Inc. 132.34 -0.56 -0.42% 131.96 132.97 131.32 746.17k
AXP American Express Company 64.52 -0.27 -0.42% 64.70 64.74 64.17 1.84m
BBT Bb&t Corporation 36.95 -0.16 -0.43% 36.96 37.13 36.82 2.03m
AAP Advance Auto Parts Inc W/i 169.57 -0.77 -0.45% 170.00 170.29 168.50 858.84k
CCE Coca-cola European Partners plc 37.38 -0.17 -0.45% 37.65 37.67 37.14 615.03k
BK Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (the) 39.44 -0.20 -0.50% 39.47 39.76 39.37 2.26m
ADS Alliance Data Systems Corporation 232.47 -1.37 -0.59% 233.10 233.98 229.04 328.64k
AA Alcoa Inc. 10.62 -0.07 -0.61% 10.61 10.65 10.42 10.36m
CMA Comerica Incorporated 45.40 -0.28 -0.61% 45.60 45.81 45.14 704.99k
ALLE Allegion plc 72.33 -0.46 -0.63% 72.82 73.49 72.19 422.70k
ADI Analog Devices Inc. 63.80 -0.42 -0.65% 64.20 64.44 63.50 1.80m
AMT American Tower Corporation (reit) 115.86 -0.79 -0.68% 116.26 116.45 115.74 1.04m
ATVI Activision Blizzard Inc 39.98 -0.29 -0.72% 40.30 40.88 39.73 6.03m
AFL Aflac Incorporated 72.75 -0.57 -0.78% 71.87 73.88 71.12 1.47m
AGN Allergan plc 253.43 -2.14 -0.84% 255.67 255.70 252.88 1.06m
BAC Bank of America Corporation 14.55 -0.13 -0.89% 14.56 14.70 14.53 36.79m
AIG American International Group Inc. New 54.30 -0.50 -0.90% 54.43 54.65 54.17 3.23m
CMCSA Comcast Corporation Class A Common Stock 67.24 -0.63 -0.92% 67.87 67.94 67.13 4.59m
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. 426.16 -4.39 -1.02% 428.69 430.53 423.40 441.49k
ALL Allstate Corporation (the) 68.46 -0.71 -1.03% 68.91 68.98 68.28 1.01m
CF CF Industries Holdings Inc. 24.29 -0.37 -1.52% 24.55 24.67 23.75 2.43m
AMAT Applied Materials Inc. 26.20 -0.42 -1.58% 26.58 26.68 26.18 3.82m
AAL American Airlines Group Inc. 35.75 -0.59 -1.62% 36.26 36.74 35.63 4.61m
CBG Cbre Group Inc Class A 28.33 -0.47 -1.63% 28.60 28.68 28.21 2.21m
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. 128.24 -2.16 -1.66% 130.41 131.30 127.70 1.04m
AVGO Broadcom Limited 161.44 -2.79 -1.70% 163.93 164.65 161.32 1.26m
AON Aon plc Class A (uk) 107.52 -2.84 -2.57% 107.92 108.40 105.35 1.10m
ADP Automatic Data Processing Inc. 89.30 -2.44 -2.65% 91.38 91.38 89.06 1.93m
CBS Cbs Corporation Class B 52.65 -1.56 -2.88% 53.09 53.30 51.96 4.91m
CI Cigna Corporation 129.22 -6.77 -4.98% 128.70 130.75 127.30 3.60m

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