The insurance company and the US Treasury have reached an agreement that will allow the insurer to repay its debt to taxpayers.
Eurozone worries, positive data in the US, a stronger dollar and end-of-quarter trading were pushing prices in different directions.
The government says the US economy expanded more than previously estimated.
First-time claims for unemployment benefits decline more than expected to 453,000.
Fewer people sought unemployment benefits last week. The US economy grew slightly more than previously estimated in the second quarter. AIG agrees to a plan to repay taxpayers.
The discount retailer beats expectations as its stock continues to outperform.
$2.2 billion in trust-preferred securities will be sold.
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