US stocks and close near session highs. Snap 2-day losing streak


Russell 2000 index biggest gainer on the day

the major US stock indices are closing near their session highs. Each of the major indices are snapping a 2-day losing streak. The small-cap Russell index rose by near 2.4%. The NASDAQ index increase by 1.19%.

  • Advancing the declines by 71
  • New highs on the NASDAQ grew by 99 versus new lows of 94
  • Dow is still on  pace for the largest weekly loss in two months
  • Utilities/communication services lag.
  • IBM was the biggest contributor to the Dow industrial average today
  • materials and energy and technology led the way to the upside
  • The Russell index rose 2.39%

A look at the final numbers shows:

  • S&P index +38.52 points or +0.93% at 4173.46. The high price reached 4175.02
  • NASDAQ index rose 163.95 points or 1.19% at 13950.21. It’s high price reached 13951.35
  • Dow Rose 317.7 to points or 0.94% at 34139.02. The high price reached 34160.34

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