How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks wound up with a mixed finish on Wall Street Tuesday as an early gain faded, giving the benchmark S&P 500 index its second straight decline.Losses in technology and media companies outweighed solid gains in industrial and health care stocks. Investors were assessing a mixed bag of corporate earnings and looking ahead to a heavy schedule of news on companies and the economy.On Tuesday:The S&P 500 dropped 3.85 points, or 0.1 per cent, to 2,640.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 51.74 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 24,579.96.The Nasdaq composite fell 57.39 points, or 0.8 per cent, to 7,028.29.The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies gave up 2.09 points, or 0.1 per cent, to $1,471.45.For the week:The S&P 500 is down 24.76 points, or 0.9 per cent.The Dow is down 157.24 points, or 0.6 per cent.The Nasdaq is down 136.57 points, or 1.9 per cent.The Russell 2000 is down 11.41 points, or 0.8 per cent.For the year:The S&P 500 is up 133.15 points, or 5.3 per cent.The Dow is up 1,252.50 points, or 5.4 per cent.The Nasdaq is up 393.01 points, or 5.9 per cent.The Russell 2000 is up 122.89 points, or 9.1 per cent.The Associated Press

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