Stocks finished mixed over a bevy of economic reports on the last full trading day before the Thanksgiving holiday. The market is closed on Thursday and will close at 1pm on Friday. Following up & down earnings results from retailers, analysts are watching for indications on consumer spending especially with Black Friday in two days. During the past decade, the week of Thanksgiving is generally positive for stocks. Kensho reports over the last 10 years the S&P 500 was up for six of those Thanksgiving weeks and posted an average return of 1.9%.
More on today’s session on Wall Street from CNBC.
Here are the final numbers from Wednesday, 11/25/15 on Wall Street:
Dow Jones Industrial Average: 17,813.39 (+1.20/ +0.01%)
NASDAQ: 5,116.14 (+13.34 / +0.26%)
S&P 500: 2,088.87 (-0.27 / -0.01%)