US stocks mixed after snapping 3-day losing streak as trading slows and investors assess Omicron spread
- US stocks were mixed on Wednesday, after Tuesday's strong gains, as investors assess the spread of Omicron.
stock marketis seeing thin trading volumes in the shortened holiday trading week.
- Tesla stock jumped 4% after CEO Elon Musk said he sold another $548 million of the EV maker's shares.
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US stocks were narrowly mixed on Wednesday as investors assess the swift spread of the Omicron variant ahead of the holiday weekend.
Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq jumping 2.40%. But thin trading volumes due to the shortened holiday week, uncertainty about President Biden's legislative agenda, and little company news helped contribute largely flat trade on Wednesday.
Here's where US indexes stood shortly after the 9:30 a.m. ET open on Wednesday:
- S&P 500: 4,650.67, up 0.03%
- Dow Jones Industrial Average: 35,517.00, up 0.07%
- Nasdaq Composite: 15,322.62, down 0.12%
Tesla stock jumped 4% after CEO Elon Musk said he sold another $548 million of the EV maker's shares to finally reach his target of selling 10% of his stake.
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