Indexes Climb From Midday Lows; Tesla Jumps On Elon Musk's Pay Vote (Live Coverage) Investor's Business Daily


Stocks Rise from Midday Lows; Tesla Surges after Elon Musk’s Compensation Vote (Live Updates) Investor’s Business Daily


Today, the stock market experienced a slow morning but closed near the day’s highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average saw a slight decrease of 0.1% and closed below the 50-day moving average. On the other hand, Tesla (TSLA) had a strong showing with a nearly 3% gain, peaking at 7.7%.

The S&P 500 recovered from a midday slump to end the day with a 0.2% gain, while the Nasdaq composite closed 0.3% higher. The technology sector showed strength, with the Technology Select Sector SPDR (XLK) rising by 0.8%, outperforming other S&P sector indexes. Additionally, consumer discretionary and staples sectors saw modest gains, while the Real Estate Select Sector SPDR (XLRE) rose by 0.5%.

Despite lower volume on the NYSE and Nasdaq compared to the previous day, decliners outnumbered advancers by 2-to-1 on both exchanges. The Russell 2000 small-cap index underperformed, ending 0.8% lower but managing to close above the 50-day line for the second consecutive day. The Innovator EFT (FFTY) rose by 0.4%.

In the latest news, Alphabet (GOOGL) formed a four-week tight pattern with a potential entry point at 178.77. On the other hand, Sirius XM (SIRI), a stock in which Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRKB) has a stake, could potentially be removed from the Nasdaq 100 index due to a significant drop in market value this year.

Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) saw a rise following the news of Pfizer’s (PFE) final-phase trial failure, while the yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell. Retailers faced mixed results, with Signet Jewelers (SIG) plunging below its 50-day moving average and Planet Fitness (PLNT) rising near a 52-week high after announcing a share repurchase program.

Overall, the stock market saw a mix of gains and losses, with various sectors performing differently throughout the day. It’s important for investors to stay informed about market trends and individual stock movements to make informed decisions.

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