MARKETS SNAPSHOT FOR 17/07/18
NASDAQ-Adv: 1,742 Dec: 1,279 NYSE-Adv: 1,692 Dec: 1,264 (Source: Nasdaq)
U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday and the Dow posted its fourth consecutive session of gains, as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell expressed an optimistic U.S. economic view and solid earnings bolstered the outlook for a robust reporting period.
Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 55.53 points, or 0.22 percent, to 25,119.89, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 11.12 points, or 0.40 percent, to 2,809.55 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 49.40 points, or 0.63 percent, to 7,855.12.
Source: Reuters (Reporting by Caroline Valetkevitch; Editing by Susan Thomas)