Shares of manufacturing and transportation companies ticked up as traders bet growth will rebound, despite weak housing and consumer-confidence data Friday. In a nod to Donald Trump's rhetoric on manufacturing jobs, General Motors Co. said it would open a supplier park near its Arlington, Texas, sport-utility factory, resulting in the relocation of about 600 jobs from Mexico to the U.S. and a higher concentration of American-made parts in cerain SUVs.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
June 16, 2017 16:22 ET (20:22 GMT)