tocks Ended Mixed, Tech Shares Recovered Some Losses
-- Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 16:33 --
U.S. stocks ended mixed on Wednesday, as tech shares recovered some losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 8.22 points, or 0.03%, to 31,060.47. The S&P 500 was up 8.65 points, or 0.23%, to 3,809.84. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 56.52 points, or 0.43%, to 13,128.95.
Oil futures ended lower in a choppy session, after the U.S. dollar gained ground and inventories of gasoline and distillates rose more than expected. West Texas Intermediate crude for February delivery fell 30 cents, or 0.6%, to $52.91 a barrel. March Brent crude fell 52 cents, or 0.9%, to close at $56.06 a barrel.