Shares of manufacturing and transportation companies fell after a slightly weaker than anticipated factory survey. The Institute for Supply Management on Tuesday said its index of U.S. manufacturing activity fell to 56.3 in July from 57.8 in June. Caterpillar's chief financial officer Brad Halverson will retire early next year after a long tenure.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
August 01, 2017 16:18 ET (20:18 GMT)