Shares of industrial and transportation companies ticked up after mixed factory data.

Orders for manufactured goods fell 3.6% in October, largely reflecting weakness in the volatile transportation category, the Commerce Department said.

General Motors' Cruise self-driving car unit was called to testify before the California Public Utilities Commission over allegedly misleading comments about an incident in October in which a pedestrian was hit.

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