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S&P 500, Nasdaq rise on strong tech earnings

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The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq rose on Thursday following strong quarterly reports from several technology companies, including Microsoft Corp, but dour results from 3M Co stymied the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

By April Joyner

NEW YORK, Oct 24 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq rose on Thursday following strong quarterly reports from several technology companies, including Microsoft Corp MSFT.O, but dour results from 3M Co MMM.N stymied the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI fell 28.62 points, or 0.11%, to 26,805.33, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 5.63 points, or 0.19%, to 3,010.15 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 66.00 points, or 0.81%, to 8,185.80.

(Reporting by April Joyner Editing by Chris Reese)

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