Facebook shares sink as United States stocks add to records

Traders work on the floor of the New York stock exchange on 8 January 2018. Reuters

Rising retailers pushed USA stock indexes further into record territory on Friday, as the market's fabulous start to 2018 carried through its second week.

In an overhaul of the Global Industry Classification Standard, or GICS, an industry taxonomy widely used by investors, the Telecommunication Services Sector will be expanded and renamed Communication Services, S&P Dow Jones Indices and MSCI said in a statement.

The Nasdaq composite also hit a record high, as shares of Apple gained 0.4 percent.

S&P 500 profits are expected to have risen 11.2 percent in the fourth quarter of a year ago.

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After $-1.12 actual EPS reported by Juno Therapeutics, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -8.93% EPS growth. It is positive, as 27 investors sold AEIS shares while 101 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes.

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Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 27th will be issued a $0.1656 dividend. (NYSE:RPAI) rating on Friday, December 15. ConocoPhillips (COP ) stock moved with shift of 4.68% in the past week. $411,100 worth of National Retail Properties , Inc.

The S&P 500 is up 112.63 points, or 4.2 percent.

Amazon rose 1.8 percent and provided the biggest boost to the S&P and the Nasdaq. The two-year yield broke above 2 percent for the first time since September 2008.

Advanced Micro Devices fell 2.66 percent after the chipmaker said its microprocessors are prone to both variants of the Spectre security flaw, days after saying its risk for one of them was "near zero". Home Depot rose 1.6 percent and Walmart rose 1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 357.67 points, or 5.2 percent. For 2018, the major averages are up at least 3.5 percent entering Friday's session.

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