Retailers pull Dow up 200 pts

Tuesday, 16. August 2022 17:48

The Dow Jones Industrial Average index jumped over 200 points on Tuesday with retail giants Walmart and The Home Depot as the best performers. Walmart jumped over 5%, while The Home Depot gained more than 4% after both reported seemingly better-than-expected quarterly numbers earlier in the day.

The Dow Jones was up 0.68% or 229 points, the Nasdaq 100 lost 0.21% and the S&P 500 rose by 0.19% at 11:47 am ET.

The euro was 0.14% higher than the dollar, going for 1.01757 at the same time.

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