How major US stock market indexes fared Tuesday
U.S. stock indexes finished Tuesday close to where they started as technology companies and household goods makers rose, but weak reports from sporting goods and auto parts retailers left a lot of smaller companies with steep losses.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index sank 1.23 points, or less than 0.1 percent, to 2,464.61.
The Dow Jones industrial average added 5.28 points to 21,998.99.
Nasdaq composite slid 7.22 points, or 0.1 percent, to 6,333.01.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks retreated 11.07 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,383.24.
For the week:
The S&P 500 is up 23.29 points, or 1 percent.
The Dow is up 140.67 points, or 0.6 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 76.46 points, or 1.2 percent.
The Russell 200 is up 9.01 points, or 0.7 percent.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 225.78 points, or 10.1 percent.
The Dow is up 2,236.39 points, or 11.3 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 949.90 points, or 17.6 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 26.11 points, or 1.9 percent.