How major US stock indexes fared Thursday 8/18/2022
Stocks ended modestly higher on Wall Street after another day of choppy trading.
The S&P 500 rose 0.2% Thursday, putting it just barely back into the green for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended a touch higher. The Nasdaq also rose as technology companies gained ground.
Cisco Systems rose after turning in stronger-than-expected quarterly results. Energy companies also climbed along with rising crude oil prices.
The S&P 500 rose 9.70 points, or 0.2%, to 4,283.74.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 18.72 points, or 0.1%, to 33,999.04.
The Nasdaq rose 27.22 points, or 0.2%, to 12,965.34.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies rose 13.41 points, or 0.7%, to 2,000.73.
For the week:
The S&P 500 is up 3.59 points, or 0.1%.
The Dow is up 237.99 points, or 0.7%.
The Nasdaq is down 81.84 points, or 0.6%.
The Russell 2000 is down 15.89 points, or 0.8%.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is down 482.44 points, or 10.1%.
The Dow is down 2,339.26 points, or 6.4%.
The Nasdaq is down 2,679.63 points, or 17.1%.
The Russell 2000 is down 244.58 points, or 10.9%.