Indices closed Thursday’s trading with mixed results. The Dow and S&P 500 moved up to new all-time heights while the Nasdaq ended fractionally in the red for the day. Brands such as 3M, Goldman Sachs, Boeing and United Technologies advanced on a variety of news. Intel reported earnings of $1.08 per share, which exceeded estimates of $0.87. Revenue of $17.1 billion beat estimates of $16.34 billion. Meanwhile, Starbucks announced quarterly figures after the closing bell. The java jumbo posted earnings of $0.58 per share which bettered expectations of $0.57. Revenue of $6.07 billion missed estimates of $6.18 billion. Looking elsewhere, Department of Labor data showed initial jobless claims ticked up by 17,000 to 233,000 last week.