Here are the main market catalysts and closing values for the major US indexes on Thursday, February 18, 2021.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose, but the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite fell on Thursday.

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 119.68 points or 0.38 percent, to close at 31,493.34.
  • The S&P 500 fell 0.44 percent to close at 3,913.97.
  • The Nasdaq Composite fell 0.72 percent to close at 13,865.36.

Markets fell after disappointing jobs data and a weak forecast from Walmart.

Keep an eye out for:

  • Markit Manufacturing PMI
  • Hermes, Allianz, and John Deere are reporting earnings.

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