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How Major US Stock Indexes Fared Thursday Aug. 18, 2022

Stocks ended modestly higher on Wall Street after a later date of choppy trading.

The S&P 500 rose 0.2 percent Thursday, putting it just barely back to the green for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended an impression higher. The Nasdaq also rose as technology companies gained ground.

Cisco Systems rose after submiting stronger-than-expected quarterly results. Energy companies also climbed alongside rising crude oil prices.

On Thursday (Aug. 18):

  • The S&P 500 rose 9.70 points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,283.74.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 18.72 points, or 0.1 percent, to 33,999.04.
  • The Nasdaq rose 27.22 points, or 0.2 percent, to 12,965.34.
  • The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies rose 13.41 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,000.73.

For the week:

  • The S&P 500 is up 3.59 points, or 0.1 percent.
  • The Dow is up 237.99 points, or 0.7 percent.
  • The Nasdaq is down 81.84 points, or 0.6 percent.
  • The Russell 2000 is down 15.89 points, or 0.8 percent.

For the entire year:

  • The S&P 500 is down 482.44 points, or 10.1 percent.
  • The Dow is down 2,339.26 points, or 6.4 percent.
  • The Nasdaq is down 2,679.63 points, or 17.1 percent.
  • The Russell 2000 is down 244.58 points, or 10.9 percent.

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