How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Major indexes closed mostly higher on Wall Street, thanks largely to gains in a handful of Big Tech companies

Major indexes closed mostly higher on Wall Street, thanks largely to gains in a handful of Big Tech companies.

S&P 500 was nearly unchanged. Small-company stocks continued to outpace the rest of the market, while investors’ attention turned to huge gains in a new batch of “meme” stocks favored by online investors, including Wendy’s and Clover Health.

On Tuesday:

The S&P 500 rose 0.74, or less than 0.1%, to 4,227.26.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 30.42 points, or 0.1%, to 34,599.82.

The Nasdaq rose 43.19 points, or 0.3%, to 13,924.91.

The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies rose 24.58 points, or 1.1%, to 2,343.76.

For the week:

The S&P 500 is down 2.63 points, or 0.1%.

The Dow is down 156.57 points, or 0.5%.

The Nasdaq is up 110.42 points, or 0.8%.

The Russell 2000 is up 57.35 points, or 2.5%.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is up 471.19 points, or 12.5%.

The Dow is up 3,993.34 points, or 13%.

The Nasdaq is up 1,036.63 points, or 8%.

The Russell 2000 is up 368.90 points, or 18.7%.