Stocks closed mostly higher on Wall Street Tuesday despite a late stumble that nearly wiped out the market’s gains for the day

July 21, 2020, 8:48 PM

2 min read

Stocks closed mostly higher on Wall Street Tuesday despite a late stumble that nearly wiped out the market’s gains for the day.

Banks and energy companies led the gains, outweighing losses in technology stocks, which pulled the Nasdaq index lower. The latest gains followed strength overseas as investors welcomed news that European leaders have agreed on a budget and coronavirus relief fund worth more than $2 trillion.

On Tuesday:

The S&P 500 gained 5.46 points, or 0.2%, to 3,257.30.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 159.53 points, or 0.6%, to 26,840.40.

The Nasdaq dropped 86.73 points, or 0.8%, to 10,680.36.

The Russell 2000 index of small company stocks added 19.56 points, or 1.3%, to 1,487.51.

For the week:

The S&P 500 is up 32.57 points, or 1%.

The Dow is up 168.45 points, or 0.6%.

The Nasdaq is up 177.17 points, or 1.7%

The Russell 2000 is up 14.19 points, or 1%.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is up 26.52 points, 0.8%.

The Dow is down 1,698.04 points, or 6%.

The Nasdaq is up 1,707.76 points, or 19%.

The Russell 2000 is down 180.96 points, or 10.9%.

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks closed broadly higher Tuesday after another day of unsettled trading on Wall Street.

Technology, health care and industrial companies powered much of the gains, which helped lift the market after a weak start. Bond yields were mostly lower, in a sign of caution in the market.

The bumpy trading followed another turbulent day Monday, when stocks veered from an early gain to a loss after California brought back restrictions on its economy amid a jump in coronavirus counts.

On Tuesday:

The S&P 500 rose 42.30 points, or 1.3%, to 3,197.52.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 556.79 points, or 2.1%, to 26,642.59.

The Nasdaq Composite added 97.73 points, or 0.9%, to 10,488.58.

The Russell 2000 index of small company stocks picked up 24.69 points, or 1.8%, to 1,428.26.

For the week:

The S&P 500 is up 12.48 points, or 0.4%.

The Dow is up 567.29 points, or 2.2%.

The Nasdaq is down 128.87 points, or 1.2%

The Russell 2000 is up 5.58 points, or 0.4%.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is down 33.26 points, 1%.

The Dow is down 1,895.85 points, or 6.6%.

The Nasdaq is up 1,515.97 points, or 16.9%.

The Russell 2000 is down 240.21 points, or 14.4%.

Stocks closed mostly lower on Wall Street Tuesday, handing the S&P 500 index its largest loss in almost three weeks

June 9, 2020, 9:26 PM

2 min read

Stocks closed mostly lower on Wall Street Tuesday, handing the S&P 500 index its largest loss in almost three weeks.

The pullback followed weekslong rally, which reached 44.5% between late March and Monday. Financial, industrial and health care stocks led the slide. Technology companies were among the gainers, helping to push the Nasdaq to another all-time high.

On Tuesday:

The S&P 500 lost 25.21 points, or 0.8%, to 3,207.18.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 300.14 points, or 1.1%, to 27,272.30.

The Nasdaq composite rose 29.01 points, or 0.3%, to 9,953.75.

The Russell 2000 index of small company stocks fell 29.84 points, or 1.9%, to 1,507.05.

For the week:

The S&P 500 is up 13.25 points, or 0.4%.

The Dow is up 161.32 points, or 0.6%.

The Nasdaq is up 139.67 points, or 1.4%

The Russell 2000 is down 0.10 points, or less than 0.1%.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is down 23.60 points, 0.7%.

The Dow is down 1,266.14 points, or 4.4%.

The Nasdaq is up 981.15 points, or 10.9%

The Russell 2000 is down 161.42 points, or 9.7%.

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks closed mostly lower on Wall Street Tuesday, handing the S&P 500 index its largest loss in almost three weeks.

The pullback followed weekslong rally, which reached 44.5% between late March and Monday. Financial, industrial and health care stocks led the slide. Technology companies were among the gainers, helping to push the Nasdaq to another all-time high.

On Tuesday:

The S&P 500 lost 25.21 points, or 0.8%, to 3,207.18.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 300.14 points, or 1.1%, to 27,272.30.

The Nasdaq composite rose 29.01 points, or 0.3%, to 9,953.75.

The Russell 2000 index of small company stocks fell 29.84 points, or 1.9%, to 1,507.05.

For the week:

The S&P 500 is up 13.25 points, or 0.4%.

The Dow is up 161.32 points, or 0.6%.

The Nasdaq is up 139.67 points, or 1.4%

The Russell 2000 is down 0.10 points, or less than 0.1%.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is down 23.60 points, 0.7%.

The Dow is down 1,266.14 points, or 4.4%.

The Nasdaq is up 981.15 points, or 10.9%

The Russell 2000 is down 161.42 points, or 9.7%.

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