Major indexes closed mostly higher on Wall Street, thanks largely to gains in a handful of Big Tech companies.
S&P 500 was nearly unchanged. Small-company stocks continued to outpace the rest of the market, while investors’ attention turned to huge gains in a new batch of “meme” stocks favored by online investors, including Wendy’s and Clover Health.
The S&P 500 rose 0.74, or less than 0.1%, to 4,227.26.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 30.42 points, or 0.1%, to 34,599.82.
The Nasdaq rose 43.19 points, or 0.3%, to 13,924.91.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies rose 24.58 points, or 1.1%, to 2,343.76.
For the week:
The S&P 500 is down 2.63 points, or 0.1%.
The Dow is down 156.57 points, or 0.5%.
The Nasdaq is up 110.42 points, or 0.8%.
The Russell 2000 is up 57.35 points, or 2.5%.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 471.19 points, or 12.5%.
The Dow is up 3,993.34 points, or 13%.
The Nasdaq is up 1,036.63 points, or 8%.
The Russell 2000 is up 368.90 points, or 18.7%.
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