How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks rose for the third day in a row Tuesday, led by banks, retailers and technology companies. The rebound over the last few days follows a harrowing drop of more than 10 percent over the previous two weeks.

On Tuesday:

The Standard & Poor's 500 index climbed 6.94 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,662.94.

The Dow Jones industrial average picked up 39.18 points, or 0.2 percent, to 24,640.45.

The Nasdaq composite jumped 31.55 points, or 0.5 percent, to 7,013.51.

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks added 3.97 points, or 0.3 percent, at 1,494.95.

For the week:

The S&P 500 is up 43.39 points, or 1.7 percent.

The Dow is up 449.55 points, or 1.9 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 139.02 points, or 2 percent.

The Russell 2000 is up 17.11 points, or 1.2 percent.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is down 10.67 points, or 0.4 percent.

The Dow is down 78.77 points, or 0.3 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 110.12 points, or 1.6 percent.

The Russell 2000 is down 40.56 points, or 2.6 percent.

People also read these

Investors to seek any hint of Yellen timetable on rate hikes

Aug 26, 2016

Investors to seek any hint in Yellen speech of a timetable for next rate hikes

Global stocks lower, except for Tokyo, on Yellen speech

Aug 29, 2016

Most global stocks slipped Monday on remarks from the U.S. Federal Reserve late last week that the case has strengthened for raising interest rates, but the Tokyo market was an exception and gained on prospects for a strong dollar

Asian stocks mixed ahead of US jobs data

Aug 31, 2016

Asian stocks are mixed Wednesday in listless trading ahead of jobs data later this week and continued anticipation of higher interest rates in the U.S. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.8 percent to 16,857.07 in morning trading

Subscribe to our newsletter!

Your Name

Your Email Address