NEW YORK (
) -- U.S. stocks were mixed midday Friday as the consumer price index rose more than anticipated but a
consumer sentiment measure
missed the mark.
Dow Jones Industrial Average
dropped 1.52 points to 13,251.24. Leading the Dow lower was
(UTX - Get Report)
The industrial stock fell 1.53% to $85.56.
gives United Technologies an A- grade with a buy rating and a
The biggest gainers in the index midday Friday were
Bank of America
(BAC - Get Report)
(AA - Get Report)
Shares of Bank of America rose 3.14% to $9.53. The stock has been heading toward the
following its passage of the
stress test on Tuesday.
gives Bank of America a
and a hold rating.
Alcoa shares rose 1.84% to $10.54. The aluminum stock gets a
and a hold rating from
-- Written by Alexandra Zendrian
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