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US Stocks See Mixed Results

Dow, S&P 500 close slightly higher; Nasdaq edges down
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 12, 2018 3:17 PM CDT
US Stocks See Mixed Results
In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo Joseph Lawler, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

(Newser) – After wobbling between gains and losses, US stocks are finishing with a split decision as technology companies dropped, canceling out gains for energy companies, the AP reports. US crude rose 1.6% Wednesday and closed at its highest price in two months. Halliburton rose 2.1%. Chipmakers fell, with Micron Technology down 4.3%. Apple slipped 1.2% after announcing new features for iPhones and Apple Watches and Fitbit sank 6.9%. The S&P 500 index gained 1 point to 2,888. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 27 points, or 0.1%, to 25,998. The Nasdaq composite fell 18 points, or 0.2%, to 7,954. (Read more stock market stories.)

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