Skip to main content 21 index inched higher Monday, even though several of its components fell.

Amid mixed results for the major stock indices, the 21 closed at 1030.37, up 0.48 point, or 0.1%, from Friday's finish of 1029.89. The

Dow Jones Industrial Average

rose 32.07 points, or 0.4%, to 9186.04, while the


declined 1.56 points, or 0.1%, to 1714.06.


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jumped out front on a Deutsche Bank Securities upgrade from a hold to a buy rating. The logistics company gained 81 cents, or 2.4%, to $34.52.


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gained 82 cents, or 1.4%, to $60.17, after Goldman Sachs said the stock is the best long-term growth story in the broadlines sector.

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confirmed reports that it is selling its bond insurance unit to an investor group led by

PMI Group

( PMI). Its stock finished up 2 cents, or 0.1%, at $28.48.

Four more stocks on the index posted less-than-1% gains, while 14 stocks declined.

Continental Airlines

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led the downers, falling $1.14, or 7.9%, to $13.31.


( SLR) fell 12 cents, or 2.3%, to $5.01, and



dropped 68 cents, or 2.2%, to $30.78.

The index remains 30.37 points, or 3%, above its start on July 3.