The S&P 500 ticked as much as the sting of its report Wednesday after the Federal Reserve pledged to maintain shopping for bonds till the financial system makes substantial progress from its virus-wracked state.
In a blended and muted day of buying and selling, the S&P 500 rose 0.2%. The Dow inched decrease, and the Nasdaq edged as much as a report excessive for the second straight day. The Fed is conserving the accelerator floored on its help for the financial system, however traders are extra keen on whats taking place throughout Washington. They need to see Congress attain a deal to ship one other dose of monetary help for the financial system.
The S&P 500 rose 6.55 factors, or 0.2%, to three,701.17..
The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 44.77 factors, or 0.1%, to 30,154.54.
The Nasdaq composite rose 63.13, or 0.5%, to 12,658.19.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller corporations misplaced 7.04, or 0.4%, to 1,952.72.
For the week:
The S&P 500 is up 37.71 factors, or 1%.
The Dow is up 108.17 factors, or 0.4%.
The Nasdaq is up 280.32 factors, or 2.3%.
The Russell 2000 is up 41.02 factors, or 2.1%.
For the 12 months:
The S&P 500 is up 470.39 factors, or 14.6%.
The Dow is up 1,616.10 factors, or 5.7%.
The Nasdaq is up 3,685.58 factors, or 41.1%.
The Russell 2000 is up 284.25 factors, or 17%.
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