Stocks See Mixed Results

Dow ends the day higher, but S&P 500, Nasdaq edge down
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 15, 2018 3:15 PM CDT
Stocks See Mixed Results
Trader Tommy Kalikas works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 15, 2018.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks are ending mostly lower on Wall Street as losses in consumer products companies and basic materials makers outweigh gains elsewhere including technology, the AP reports. Kraft Heinz lost 1.7% Thursday, and DowDuPont gave up 1.6%. Broadcom rose 2.8%. Mattel fell 2.4% following word that Toys R Us will shut down its US stores. The S&P 500 index fell 2 points, or 0.1%, to 2,747. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 115 points, or 0.5%, to 24,873. The Nasdaq lost 15 points, or 0.2%, to 7,481. Small-company stocks fell. The Russell 2000 index sank 7 points, or 0.5%, to 1,576. (Read more stock market stories.)

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