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Julie Young
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US Market Indexes Reach New Highs on Tuesday

Dow Jones closes at 22,118.86

September 13, 2017 | About:

U.S. market indexes gained on Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 22,118.86 for a gain of 61.49 points or 0.28%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,496.48 for a gain of 8.37 points or 0.34%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,454.28 for a gain of 22.02 points or 0.34%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower for the day at 10.62 for a loss of -0.11 points or -1.03%.

Tuesday’s market movers

The Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite all closed at new highs on Tuesday. The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index was the main economic report for the day. The Index increased to 105.3 from 105.2 and was above consensus of 104.5.

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

Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) 3.06%

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) 2.21%

Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) 1.74%

JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) 1.23%

In the broad market, financial stocks led gains. Technology was also higher with the S&P 500 technology sector gaining 0.24%.

Small-cap stocks

In small-caps, the Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,423.46 for a gain of 8.64 points or 0.61%. The S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 853.91 for a gain of 6.18 points or 0.73%. The Dow Jones Small-Cap Growth TSM Index closed at 8,708.14 for a gain of 52.05 points or 0.60%. The Dow Jones Small-Cap Value TSM Index closed at 9,575.09 for a gain of 68.02 points or 0.72%.

Other notable indexes

Other notable index closes included the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index at 1,751.25 for a gain of 12.23 points or 0.70%; the S&P 100 Index at 1,103.03 for a gain of 4.49 points or 0.41%; the Russell 3000 Index at 1,476.68 for a gain of 5.49 points or 0.37%; the Russell 1000 Index at 1,383.25 for a gain of 4.88 points or 0.35%; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index at 664.93 for a loss of -0.42 points or -0.06%.

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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