Dow Ends Day Down 157
But Nasdaq hits record high
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 12, 2018 3:16 PM CDT
Trader Jonathan Corpina works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, March 6, 2018.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

(Newser) – Stocks ended up split on Wall Street as gains for technology companies were offset by losses elsewhere, the AP reports. Chipmakers rose sharply Monday. Micron jumped 8.8% and Nvidia climbed 1.8%. Several big industrial stocks continued to fall. Boeing gave up 2.9% and heavy equipment maker Caterpillar lost 2.4%. Retailers including Amazon and Starbucks also made headway. The S&P 500 fell 3 points, or 0.1%, to 2,783. The Dow Jones industrial average gave back 157 points, or 0.6%, to 25,178. The Nasdaq composite gained 27 points, or 0.4%, to 7,588, another record high. More stocks rose than fell on the New York Stock Exchange.

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