The major stock indices are closing higher. The NASDAQ is up for the fourth consecutive day. The S&P and the Dow is up three was four trading days. The gains today were led by the NASDAQ once again which moved up 1.76% on the day.
The final numbers showing:
- Dow Industrial Average up 268.75 points or 0.8% at 33973
- S&P index is up 50.34 points or 1.28% at 3969.60
- NASDAQ index up 189.05 points or 1.76% at 10931.68
- Russell 2000 up 21.39 points or 1.17% at 1844.05
All 11 sectors of the S&P index were higher on the day, led by real estate (up 3.59%), consumer discretionary’s (up 2.68%), information technology (up 1.75%).
This article was written by Greg Michalowski at www.forexlive.com.