Dow, Nasdaq Hit New Highs

But S&P 500 slips slightly
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 5, 2019 3:02 PM CST
In this Oct. 30, 2019, file photo trader Phyllis Arena Woods works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

(Newser) – Stocks are ending mostly higher on Wall Street, marking another set of records for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq, the AP reports. The S&P 500 index slipped slightly on Tuesday, weighed down by losses in health care, technology and other sectors. Banks and energy companies did well. Bank of America climbed 1.3% and Exxon Mobil added 2%. Medical device maker Medtronic gave up 1.5%. The S&P 500 fell 3 points, or 0.1%, to 3,074. The Dow climbed 30 points, or 0.1%, to 27,492. The Nasdaq edged up 1 point to 8,434. Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury rose to 1.86%. (Read more stock market stories.)

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