It was a mixture of small gains and small losses Wednesday on our Birmingham and Alabama Stock Report.
Community Health Systems led the way with a modest 1.2% gain. The Franklin, Tennessee-based, company has six locations in Alabama: Birmingham, Dothan, Enterprise, Foley, Gadsden and Huntsville
Warrior Met Coal was at the bottom of the table with a 1.9% decline.
Overall, stocks ended modestly higher Wednesday, extending Wall Street’s recent winning streak to its fourth day in a row and chipping away more of the market’s losses this month.
After a choppy day of trading, the S&P 500 closed 0.4% higher. The benchmark index remains down 1.6% for August, with one trading day left in the month. The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up 0.1%, while the Nasdaq composite added 0.5%.
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