Here are the main market catalysts and closing values for the major US indexes on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, and Nasdaq Composite gained on Wednesday.

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 424.51 points or 1.35 percent, to close at 31,961.86.
  • The S&P 500 gained 1.14 percent to close at 3,925.43.
  • The Nasdaq Composite gained 0.99 percent to close at 13,597.97.

Cyclical stocks rallied after Fed chair Jerome Powell's testimony.

Next week keep an eye out for:

  • Nondefense Capital Goods Orders ex Aircraft
  • Gross Domestic Product Annualized
  • Durable Goods Orders
  • Salesforce, Airbnb, Autodesk Inc., Workday Inc., and Bayer are reporting earnings.

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