NEW YORK | Stocks edge higher as industrials climb; Macy’s nosedives
NEW YORK — Jan 10, 2019— Stocks are slightly higher in back-and-forth trading on Wall Street Thursday as major indexes look to secure their fifth gain in a row. Industrial companies including Boeing and General Electric are leading the way.
U.S. and Chinese officials wrapped trade talks in Beijing without a significant breakthrough. Retailers sank after Macy’s said its sales over the holidays were worse than expected, and airlines slumped after American gave a disappointing revenue forecast.