Stocks Close Mixed After Strong Retail Sales Report; Verizon, Chevron Lift Dow to Record High

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 4:08 PM | MT Newswires

US stocks closed mixed on Wednesday, with key indexes near record levels after the government reported sharply higher retail sales last month. Verizon (VZ) and Chevron (CVX) lifted the Dow Jones Industrial Average on news that Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B, BRK.A) bought stakes in the companies.

The Dow rose 0.3% to 31,614.27, the S&P 500 was flat at 3,931.35 and the Nasdaq Composite fell 0.6% to 13,965.49.

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