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Aug. 9, 2021, 4:10 p.m. EDT

Dow, S&P 500 halt string of gains at 2 days as energy and tech stocks slump but Nasdaq ends a whisker from record high

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By Mark Decambre

The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished slightly lower on Monday, halting a string of gains at two sessions, amid the spread of the delta variant of COVID-19, profit-taking and a downgrade of China growth by Goldman Sachs also were blamed for denting bullish sentiment on Wall Street. The Dow /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -2.53% closed 107 points, or 0.3%, at 35,102, on a preliminary basis. The S&P 500 index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -2.27% finished less than 0.1% lower at around 4,432, while the Nasdaq Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -2.23% closed 0.2% higher at 14,860, ending within about 0.2% off its Aug. 5 record high at 14,895.12. In corporate news, shares of Moderna Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205619834/composite MRNA +20.57% rose 14%, in record territory, on Monday after the company said its COVID-19 vaccine was granted a provisional authorization in Australia for adults who are at least 18 years old. Stocks indexes mostly shrugged off data Monday morning that showed U.S. job openings rose to a record 10.1 million in June.

/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
34,899.34
-905.04 -2.53%
Volume: 325.39M
Nov. 26, 2021 2:12p
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US : S&P US
4,594.62
-106.84 -2.27%
Volume: 2.10B
Nov. 26, 2021 2:12p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime
US : Nasdaq
15,491.66
-353.57 -2.23%
Volume: 3.05M
Nov. 26, 2021 4:14p
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/zigman2/quotes/205619834/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 329.63
+56.24 +20.57%
Volume: 35.90M
Nov. 26, 2021 1:00p
P/E Ratio
20.24
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$133.65 billion
Rev. per Employee
$617,996
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