Stocks weighed down by Washington debt-limit talks, mixed corporate earnings. Stocks in Europe lifted by second Greek bailout.
Semiconductors made Intel. But one analyst says the firm can move beyond semiconductors to become a leading commodity producer of solar panels, smart-grid products.
The Dow rose about 45 points, and LinkedIn traded at more than $100 early in the afternoon but fell before closing
Hewlett-Packard's lowered forecast pulled the Dow down, to close about 68 points lower than the previous session. The Nasdaq barely gained, rising 0.90 points just before closing.
Dow rises 23 points to close at highest level in 34 months. But stocks on Nasdaq edge down.
Unemployment report showing a gain of 216,000 jobs provided a lift for stocks. With unemployment rate at a two-year low, the Dow rose 56 points.
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Semiconductors business is booming and the world's No. 1 producer has reported its biggest quarterly net income in a decade.