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Julie Young
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US Indexes End Mostly Lower Tuesday

Nasdaq down -1.37%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 29,420.92 on Tuesday with a gain of 262.95 points or 0.90%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,545.53 for a loss of 4.97 points or -0.14%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 11,553.86 for a loss of 159.93 points or -1.37%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower at 24.80 for a loss of 0.95 points or -3.69%.

Tuesday's Market Movers

U.S. indexes ended mostly lower Tuesday as stocks retreated from the election rally.

On the earnings calendar:

  • Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT) beat revenue estimates. EPS missed estimates by $0.13.
  • Lemonade (NYSE:LMND) beat revenue estimates. EPS beat estimates by $0.08.
  • Kodak (NYSE:KODK): Revenue of $252 million decreased -20.0% year over year with a Q3 net loss of $445 million.

In other news:

  • The European Union plans to file antitrust charges against Amazon.com (AMZN)
  • The NFIB Business Optimism Index was unchanged at 104 in October
  • The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey showed job openings of 6.436 million in September, up from 6.352 million
  • The Treasury held an auction for 10-year notes at a rate of 0.960%

Across the board:

Small-Cap Stocks

In small-caps, the Russell 2000 closed at 1,737.01 for a gain of 31.97 points or 1.88%. The S&P 600 closed at 996.00 for a gain of 25.59 points or 2.64%. The Dow Jones U.S. Small-Cap Growth Index closed at 11,946.01 for a gain of 86.38 points or 0.73%. The Dow Jones U.S. Small-Cap Value Index closed at 8,123.40 for a gain of 210.73 points or 2.66%.

Other Notable Indexes

Other notable index closes included the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index at 2,108.41 for a gain of 25.15 points or 1.21%; the S&P 100 at 1,623.00 for a loss of 5.51 points or -0.34%; the Nasdaq 100 at 11,624.29 for a loss of 206.10 points or -1.74%; the Russell 3000 at 2,088.88 for a loss of 1.48 points or -0.071%; the Russell 1000 at 1,977.52 for a loss of 3.86 points or -0.19%; the Wilshire 5000 at 36,498.30 for a loss of 20.00 points or -0.055%; and the Dow Jones US Select Dividend Index at 661.36 for a gain of 11.08 points or 1.70%.

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Julie Young
Julie Young is a financial writer with comprehensive experience in the financial services industry. She writes about investments, investment products, financial market news and economic trends. Julie has a Master of Science in finance from Boston College and a Bachelor of Science in finance from the University of Arkansas.

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