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Julie Young
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US Market Indexes Gain on Monday

Dow Jones and S&P 500 reach new highs

U.S. market indexes gained on Monday with the Dow Jones and S&P 500 reaching new highs. For the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21528.99 for a gain of 144.71 points or 0.68%. The S&P 500 closed at 2453.46 for a gain of 20.31 points or 0.83%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6239.01 for a gain of 87.25 points or 1.42%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower for the day at 10.27 for a loss of -0.11 points or -1.06%.

Monday’s market movers

Tech stocks regained some ground on Monday, helping stock market valuations overall. No market-moving economic reports were released on Monday.

In the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the following stocks led gains:

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) 2.91%

JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) 2.12%

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) 1.95%

Nike (NYSE:NKE) 1.77%

Home Depot (NYSE:HD) 1.33%

DuPont (NYSE:DD) 1.32%

Boeing (NYSE:BA) 1.31%

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) 1.27%

In the broad market, technology stocks led gains. The S&P 500 technology sector gained 1.48%.

Small-cap stocks

In small-caps, the Russell 2000 Index closed at 1418.08 for a gain of 11.35 points or 0.81%. The S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 857.15 for a gain of 4.46 points or 0.52%. The Dow Jones Small-Cap Growth TSM Index closed at 8561.53 for a gain of 98.65 points or 1.17%. The Dow Jones Small-Cap Value TSM Index closed at 9620.13 for a gain of 37.74 points or 0.39%.

Other notable indexes

Other notable index closes included the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index at 1764.20 for a gain of 10.74 points or 0.61%; the S&P 100 Index at 1081.24 for a gain of 9.39 points or 0.88%; the Russell 3000 Index at 1452.82 for a gain of 11.98 points or 0.83%; the Russell 1000 Index at 1359.50 for a gain of 11.23 points or 0.83%; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index at 672.59 for a gain of 0.64 points or 0.10%.

About the author:

Julie Young
Julie Young is a financial journalist with comprehensive experience in the financial services industry. She primarily writes about financial market news and economic trends. Julie holds a Master of Science degree in finance from Boston College and a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of Arkansas.

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