In early trading on Friday, shares of American Express ( AXP ) topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading up 1.4%. Year to date, American Express has lost about 3.6% of its value.
And the worst performing Dow component thus far on the day is United Technologies ( UTX ), trading down 0.7%. United Technologies is showing a gain of 0.6% looking at the year to date performance.
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