July 02, 2014 at 18:03 PM EDT
Stocks inch higher on job creation watch
The stock market inched higher as investor focused on job creation and the resilience of the U.S. economy. The Dow rose 20 points to close at 16,956 while Nasdaq slipped a fraction to finish the session at 4,457.

On the upside


Shares of Greenbrier (NYSE: GBX) hit a record high after the railcar maker posted higher quarterly revenues and profits that beat expectations.

Alcoholic beverage maker Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ) posted higher revenues and earnings that beat analysts' estimates.

Shares of Doral Financial (NYSE: DRL) surged after a Puerto Rico appeals court reversed a lower court decision to overturn a $230 million tax refund.

On the downside


Investors finally took profits on GoPro (Nasdaq: GPRO) whose shares had more than doubled from its IPO last week.

Shares of Delta Air Line (NYSE: DAL) lost ground after reporting slower international bookings in June.

CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP) posted higher revenues and earnings, but offered a modest outlook for the current quarter in its satellite business.

In the broad market, advancing issues were outpaced decliners by a margin of nearly 2 to 1 the NYSE and by almost 5 to 4 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 added a point to close at a record 1974. Bitcoin slipped $1 or 0.2% to $643.
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