Stock:
Symbol Lookup
Register | Login
...
History
...
...

Pre Market | Dow Jones | Gold | Newsletters | Learn


Stocks End on a Mixed Note; Dow Jones Posts Eighth Straight Higher Finish

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 4:28 PM
Stocks struggled in trading on Tuesday as investors took a breather after a week-long rally. However, the Dow Jones managed to post modest gains, making it the eighth straight higher finish for the benchmark index. The Dow Jones ended the day 0.02% higher at 14,450.06, the S&P 500 ended the day 0.24% lower at 1,552.48, and the Nasdaq ended the day 0.32% lower at 3,242.32. Consumer Cyclical sector led the losses in the S&P 500 in trading on Tuesday, ending the day 0.70% lower. Financials also fell sharply on Tuesday, ending the day 0.66% lower. Conglomerates ended the day 0.63% lower. Technology sector ended the day 0.59% lower. Basic Materials and Healthcare were the only sectors in the S&P 500 to finish the day in green. Basic Materials sector ended the day 0.13% higher, while Healthcare sector ended the day 0.24% higher. Among the major movers in trading on Tuesday were Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN), which ended the day 0.75% higher at $41.81, Research In Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY), which ended the day 2.89% lower at $14.47, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), which ended the day 2.16% lower at $428.43, Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK), which ended the day 3.16% higher at $45.04, and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), which ended the day 0.85% higher at $73.60. European markets ended mostly higher on Tuesday, with the FTSE 100 Index closing 0.11% higher, and the CAC 40 Index in Paris closing 0.10% higher. Asian markets ended mostly lower overnight, with the Nikkei 225 Index in Japan closing 0.28% lower, and the Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong closing 0.87% lower.
PRINT

FREE Options Trading Lessons
I'll show you how to unlock HUGE Gains with Options Trading
Let's make 2014 the year you get RICH!

Latest Headlines

Yen edges down vs dollar, euro as sentiment improves; BOJ awaitedYen edges down vs dollar, euro as sentiment improves; BOJ awaited
TOKYO (Reuters) - The safe-haven yen was on the back foot on Friday, as risk assets staged a broad recovery and investors awaited the outcome of a Bank of Japan meeting. The dollar added 0.2 perce...
Asian stocks catch Wall Street tailwindAsian stocks catch Wall Street tailwind
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian markets looked set for another upbeat session on Friday after Wall Street boasted its biggest two-day advance since late 2011 amid relief the Federal Reserve was in no rush ...
Asian stocks extend bounce on Wall Street, Fed cheerAsian stocks extend bounce on Wall Street, Fed cheer
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Japanese stocks led Asian markets higher on Friday, after Wall Street boasted its biggest two-day advance since late 2011 amid relief the Federal Reserve was in no rush to start h...
U.S. holiday sales may recover with help of deep discountsU.S. holiday sales may recover with help of deep discounts
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Despite a disappointing Thanksgiving weekend, U.S. holiday sales may squeak by expectations if steeper and longer-running discounts lure enough shoppers. An uptick in last-minu...
EU leaders agree investment package to boost economyEU leaders agree investment package to boost economy
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders endorsed a new investment programme intended to kick-start economic growth in the bloc at a summit in Brussels, which its chairman said would end late on ...

Loading Headlines...
 

Stock Market

Track the stock market today with the latest news and information on all things investing! Watch your stocks perform throughout the day and watch the breaking stock market news.

Feedback | disclaimer | privacy policy

Stock Market News

The Stock Market is ever changing. Keep up on your stock market news.

Stock Market Newsletters

Read up on your favorite stock market newsletters.


Learn the Stock Market

Sharper your stock trading skills with our stock market education section.

Algorithm Based
Trade Signals
arrow
small cap swing trades SmallCaps stocks under $10
Index Signals Index Signals SPY, QQQ, DIA, IWM
options trading Mega Stocks options + stock trade signals
Forex Forex Signals major FX pairs signals