21 began the week where it ended Friday: in the doldrums, with 15 out of 21 components in the index ending lower.

The TSC 21 fell 1.05 points, or 0.1%, to 1053.4 even as July's existing home sales economic data topped analysts' consensus. The move reflected the broader market, where the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

lost 31.23 points, or 0.3%, to 9,317.64 while the


ended down 1.01 points, or 0.06%, to 1,764.31.

Among individual stocks,


( SLR) was the big loser, falling 17 cents, or 3%, to $5.58.


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was downgraded by Legg Mason, which helped its shares shed $2.03, or 2.8%, to $69.66, and


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also lost $1.07, or 2.7%, to $37.92.

The winner of the day was tech giant


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which gained 19 cents, or 1.01%, to $18.98, followed by


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. The former rose 9 cents, or 0.6%, at $14.40, and the latter was up 6 cents, or 0.7%, to $9.11.

Overall, the index is up 53.40 points, or 5.3%, from its start at 1000 on July 3.

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