Dow Ends Day Up 113

S&P 500, Nasdaq also close higher
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 11, 2018 3:04 PM CDT
In this Sept. 6 2018, file photo trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

(Newser) – The stock market shook off a wobbly start and ended solidly higher, led by gains in technology and energy stocks, the AP reports. Apple climbed 2.5% Tuesday, a day ahead of its latest iPhone update. Amazon also rose 2.5%. Energy companies rose along with the price of crude oil. Wholesale gasoline prices rose sharply as traders anticipated shortages as Hurricane Florence approached the East Coast. Home improvement companies also rose. Lowe's climbed 1.6%. The S&P 500 rose 10 points, or 0.4%, to 2,887. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 113 points, or 0.4%, to 25,971. The Nasdaq composite added 48 points, or 0.6%, to 7,972. (Read more stock market stories.)

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