Here are the main market catalysts and closing values for the major US indexes on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.

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

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 90.27 points or 0.29 percent, to close at 31,613.02.
  • The S&P 500 fell 0.03 percent to close at 3,931.33.
  • The Nasdaq Composite fell 0.58 percent to close at 13,965.50.

The Dow was carried by gains in Verizon and Chevron while tech stocks dragged down the S&P 500.

Keep an eye out for:

  • ECB Monetary Policy Meeting Accounts
  • Initial Jobless Claims
  • Housing Starts (MoM)
  • Walmart, Nestle, Daimler, and Roku are reporting earnings.

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