GE shares slightly up after being replaced on the S&P Dow Jones Indices, Ford shares up with possible alliance with Volkswagen, and American Airlines shares up after glitch with American Eagle is "stabilized"

Let’s check out the Yahoo Finance charts of the day.

General Electric (GE): Shares are up in early trade, at around .62%.  The S&P Dow Jones Indices announced that the iconic maker of lightbulbs and jet engines will be replaced in the 30-stock index by Walgreens Boots Alliance. GE was an original member of the Dow in 1896 and has been in it continuously since November 7, 1907.

Ford (F): Shares up here, at .08%. Ford and Volkswagen said they’re “exploring a strategic alliance” to work on potential projects together including developing a range of commercial vehicles. In a joint statement, the companies said the potential partnership aims to “strengthen each company’s competitiveness and better serve customers globally.”

American Airlines (AAL): Shares up here, at around .26%.  After causing 2,500 flights to be canceled over the past week, the airline said a computer system glitch that failed at its American Eagle regional carrier has been “stabilized.”

For more on today’s big stock movers check out the Final Round, live at 3:55 p.m. ET, right here on Yahoo Finance.

 

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