Record job openings lift markets

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A record number of job openings in July lifted the markets to a higher close with the Dow gaining 61 points to 22,118. Nasdaq climbed 22 points to 6,454.


On the upside


Forward Pharma (NYSE: FWP) began trading ex-dividend today after a capital reduction yesterday.


Quotient (Nasdaq: QTNT) reported upbeat results from its latest MosiaQ performance evaluation.


United Healthcare (NYSE: UNH) selected Inovalon Holdings' (Nasdaq: INOV) Inovalon ONE Platform for data integration and analytical processing.

 

On the downside


Advaxis (Nasdaq: ADXS) widened losses for the third quarter.


Health Insurance Innovations (Nasdaq: HIIQ) addressed misleading information about the company.

 

Immunogen (Nasdaq: IMGN) exchanged $15.1 million of its senior convertible notes for newly issued company stock.


In the broad market, advancing issues outpaced decliners by a margin of more than 5 to 3 on both the NYSE and on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 rose 8 points to 2,496. Bitcoin plunged $55 to $4,144.


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