Indices closed in red territory on Friday. Telecom brands such as Verizon Communications, AT&T and Vodafone led the way lower. Stocks dipped on a variety of economic news. Labor Department data showed the economy added 280,000 jobs in May. Economists had expected an addition of 210,000 jobs.
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Stocks stepped up on Monday amid favorable economic news. Technology brands such as Microsoft and Altera let the way. Microsoft moved up after announcing a late July release of its new operating system, Windows 10, while Altera added gains after Intel announced plans to purchase the chipmaker for $54 a share, or $16.7 billion.