Stock Market Today: May 21, 2018
William G. Ferguson and Adam Rosner | 05/21/2018
The stock market opened higher this morning, and selectively managed to hold onto its gains throughout the afternoon. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead roughly 298 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up 20 points, and the technology-heavy NASDAQ was higher by 40 points. Market breadth was favorable, with advancers nicely ahead of decliners on the NYSE.