US closes higher as earnings season continues

Tuesday, 03. May 2022 22:01

Stock markets in the United States ended Tuesday's session with gains as investors looked forward to earnings reports, including those from Airbnb, Lyft and Starbucks. Earlier today, the March jobs report showed a record-high 11.5 million openings, while separations also reached a record of 6.3 million. Factory orders increased by 2.2% in March.

The Dow Jones added 0.20% at the closing bell, as Boeing Co. grew by 3.34%. The Nasdaq 100 gained 0.11%, with VeriSign up by 4.65%. The S&P 500 improved by 0.48%, led by Western Digital Corp., which soared 14.47%.

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