Stocks ended with scant gains after another wobbly day of trading on Wall Street Wednesday as the market remained unsettled ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
The S&P 500 edged higher, even as slightly more stocks fell than rose. The index, which set a record high last Thursday, was pushed and pulled by swings in technology and consumer-focused companies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged lower and the Nasdaq rose.
The S&P 500 rose 10.76 points, or 0.2%, to 4,701.46.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 9.42 points, or less than 0.1%, to 35,804.38.
The Nasdaq rose 70.09 points, or 0.4%, to 15,845.23.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies rose 3.60 points, or 0.2%, to 2,331.46.
For the week:
The S&P 500 is up 3.50 points, or 0.1%.
The Dow is up 202.40 points, or 0.6%.
The Nasdaq is down 212.21 points, or 1.3%.
The Russell 2000 is down 11.70 points, or 0.5%.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 945.39 points, or 25.2%.
The Dow is up 5,197.90 points, or 17%.
The Nasdaq is up 2,956.94 points, or 22.9%.
The Russell 2000 is up 356.60 points, or 18.1%.
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