U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Industrials and Utilities sectors led shares higher while losses in the Healthcare, Technology and Consumer Services sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NYSE, the DJIA rose 0.62% to hit a new all time high, while the S&P500 index gained 0.25%, and the Nasdaq Composite index fell 0.16%.
The market remains caught in sideways congestion. The minor congestion holds a friendly bias, but look for a breakout over last week’s high to launch a drive to to new figures. A close under 34725 projects to 33843.