Gains across the board
The closing bell is ringing and stocks are ending higher. The final numbers show:
- The S&P up 17.96 points or 0.71% at 2549.90. The high reached 2566. The low extended to 2524.56
- The Nasdaq up 85.616 points or 1.26% at 6823.47. The high reached 6855.59. The low extended to 6741.395
- The Dow up 98.32 points or 0.42% at 23531. The high reached 23687. The low extended to 23301.
The big winner was the small cap Russell index which rose 1.78% on the day. Big day for the small caps.