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Weekly Market Wrap: July 31, 2015
Friday, July 31, 3:12 PM ET

The thirtieth full trading week of 2015 comes to a close with the Dow Jones and S&P 500 lower and the NASDAQ composite slightly higher on the day, in mid-afternoon trading on Friday.

Most actively traded stocks include Bank of America (BAC) down 1.02%, Micron Technology (MU) lower by 5.67%, Facebook (FB) down 1.09%, Apple (AAPL) lower by 1%, and SunEdison (SUNE) down 8.3%.

The S&P 500, Dow and NASDAQ are all significantly higher over the last five trading days.

Crude oil futures are significantly lower this week, trading at $46.95 per barrel on Friday afternoon.

And Gold futures are lower this week, trading at $1095.00 an ounce this afternoon.

In economic news, in the week ending July 25, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 267,000, an increase of 12,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 255,000. The 4-week moving average was 274,750, a decrease of 3,750 from the previous week's unrevised average of 278,500.

The advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate was 1.7 percent for the week ending July 18, an increase of 0.1 percentage point from the previous week's unrevised rate. The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending July 18 was 2,262,000, an increase of 46,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up 9,000 from 2,207,000 to 2,216,000. The 4-week moving average was 2,255,250, a decrease of 750 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised up by 2,250 from 2,253,750 to 2,256,000.

Real gross domestic product -- the value of the production of goods and services in the United States, adjusted for price changes -- increased at an annual rate of 2.3 percent in the second quarter of 2015, according to the "advance" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the first quarter, real GDP increased 0.6 percent (revised).

In corporate dividend news, BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $2.18 per share of common stock, payable September 22, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 2, 2015.

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) declared a quarterly dividend of one dollar and seven cents ($1.07) per share, payable September 10, 2015, to all holders of common stock as shown on the transfer records of the Corporation at the close of business August 19, 2015.

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has declared a quarterly dividend of 55 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable September 30, 2015, to shareholders of record August 31, 2015.

HP (NYSE:HPQ) has declared a regular cash dividend of $0.176 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend, the fourth in HP's fiscal year 2015, is payable on October 7, 2015, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on September 9, 2015.

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.40 per share payable August 20, 2015 to stockholders of record as of August 10, 2015.

The Carlyle Group L.P. (NASDAQ:CG) has declared a quarterly distribution of $0.89 per common unit to holders of record at the close of business on August 19, 2015, payable on August 27, 2015.

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) declared a cash dividend of 73 cents per share on the Common Stock, payable on September 10, 2015 to shareholders of record of Common Stock at the close of business on August 13, 2015.

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) announced a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.375 per share. The dividend is payable September 1, 2015, to stockholders of record on August 7, 2015, as approved today by the Wells Fargo board of directors.

Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) has declared a cash dividend of $0.43 per share of common stock for the third quarter of 2015. The dividend is payable on September 29, 2015, to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 16, 2015.

And, Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) declared a $0.79 per share dividend for the third quarter of 2015. The dividend will be paid on Sept. 8, 2015, to all stockholders of record as of the close of business on Aug. 17, 2015.

This is the 'Weekly Market Wrap' for Friday July 31, 2015.

Please join us on Monday for the Week Ahead Market Report.

For MarketNewsVideo.com, I'm Sayoko Murase.

Weekly Market Wrap: July 31, 2015
Tuesday 3/31 Insider Buying Report: INFO, BMCHTuesday 3/31 Insider Buying Report: INFO, BMCH
Related symbols: INFO,BMCH
Monday 3/30 Insider Buying Report: ABBV, NKEMonday 3/30 Insider Buying Report: ABBV, NKE
Related symbols: ABBV,NKE
Monday 3/30 Insider Buying Report: GM, ATNXMonday 3/30 Insider Buying Report: GM, ATNX
Related symbols: GM,ATNX
S&P 500 Analyst Moves: VLOS&P 500 Analyst Moves: VLO
Related symbols: VLO
Dow Analyst Moves: NKEDow Analyst Moves: NKE
Related symbols: NKE
S&P 500 Analyst Moves: BLKS&P 500 Analyst Moves: BLK
Related symbols: BLK
Tuesday Sector Laggards: Agriculture & Farm Products, Water UtilitiesTuesday Sector Laggards: Agriculture & Farm Products, Water Utilities
Related symbols: SNDL,VFF,WTRG,AWK
Tuesday Sector Leaders: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, Oil & Gas Equipment & ServicesTuesday Sector Leaders: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
Related symbols: CNQ,CVE,PBFX,GEL
Monday Sector Laggards: Agriculture & Farm Products, Aerospace & Defense StocksMonday Sector Laggards: Agriculture & Farm Products, Aerospace & Defense Stocks
Related symbols: UAN,SNDL,SPR,ATRO
Nasdaq 100 Movers: DLTR, EXPENasdaq 100 Movers: DLTR, EXPE
Related symbols: DLTR,EXPE,MNST,TSLA
S&P 500 Movers: WCG, DVNS&P 500 Movers: WCG, DVN
Related symbols: WCG,DVN,ARE,APA
Dow Movers: HD, WBADow Movers: HD, WBA
Related symbols: HD,WBA,PG,BA
Daily Dividend Report: PKBK,GWRS,NRZ,MFNCDaily Dividend Report: PKBK,GWRS,NRZ,MFNC
Related symbols: PKBK,GWRS,NRZ,MFNC
Daily Dividend Report: IMKTA,PWR,AYI,HYB,RVSBDaily Dividend Report: IMKTA,PWR,AYI,HYB,RVSB
Related symbols: IMKTA,PWR,AYI,HYB,RVSB
Daily Dividend Report: T,PWR,SAIC,AYI,AEODaily Dividend Report: T,PWR,SAIC,AYI,AEO
Related symbols: T,PWR,SAIC,AYI,AEO
Fed Tapers Bond BuyingFed Tapers Bond Buying
Nonfarm payroll Employment Up 175,000 in FebruaryNonfarm payroll Employment Up 175,000 in February
Initial Claims Decrease, Productivity 1.8% Annual Rate Increase in Q4Initial Claims Decrease, Productivity 1.8% Annual Rate Increase in Q4
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Related symbols: BAC,AMAT,AAPL,S,SYY
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Related symbols: BAC,MU,AAPL,SUNE,FB
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Related symbols: BAC,FTR,AAPL,INTC,MNKD
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Related symbols: BAC,AAPL,VALE,T
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Related symbols: BAC,AAPL,MSFT,ICLD,NOK
Symbol Cloud:   AAL   AAPL   ABBV   ABT   ACRE   ADSK   AEO   AFL   AGG   ALE   ALGT   ALTM   AMLP   AMRX   AOK   APA   ARCH   ARE   ARI   ARR   ARTNA   ASML   ATNX   ATRO   AVB   AVGO   AWK   AXP   AYI   BA   BABA   BANR   BIL   BLK   BMCH   BOSS   BXMT   BXP   CAH   CAKE   CAT   CBH   CBVF   CCL   CDZI   CERN   CHIH   CHK   CHMI   CIB   CIO   CL   CLI   CPK   CTL   CVX   DIS   DVN   EXPE   GDXJ   GPMT   GS   GSV   GWRS   IDXX   INTC   JD   KREF   MCHP   MFA   MITT   MSFT   MU   NCLH   NKE   NRZ   PENN   PG   PVG   PWR   REGN   REM   SNDL   SPR   T   TRV   UAL   VFF   WMT
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