US stocks end mixed in trading today. Dow/S&P closes at record highs. Nasdaq closes lower.

Technical Analysis

S&P fails on 2nd try above 3000 but still closes at a record. 

The US stocks are ending the session mixed.

  • The Dow closed up 227.74 points or 0.85% at 27088.  The index breached the 27,000 level for the first time ever and makes the close a record
  • The S&P index closed up 6.82 points for 0.23% at 2999.89. That was good enought to take out the record close of 2995.82.  A bit of a disappointment is that the high today could not take out the high from yesterday at 3002.88, and the index failed to close above the 3000 level.
  • The Nasdaq was the laggard today, c closing down -6.488 points or -0.08% at 8196.04.  Yesterday, the index closed at record high levels of 8202.53.  

Helping the Dow 30 index today was:

  • UnitedHealth, +5.54%
  • Goldman Sachs, +2.59%
  • 3M, +2.0%
  • Boeing, +1.92%
  • Home Depot, +1.57%
  • Bank of America, +1.17%
  • Caterpillar, +0.98%
  • Nike, +0.96%
  • J.P. Morgan, +0.96%

Hurting the Dow today included:

  • Merck &Company, -4.53%
  • Pfizer, -2.43%
  • J&J, -0.79%
  • Apple, -0.73%
  • Travelers, -0.57%
  • DowDuPont, -0.23%
  • Verizon, -0.18%
  • McDonald’s, -0.14%
  • Chevron, -0.1%

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