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How the Dow Jones industrial average did Tuesday

Created: 09/17/2014 7:21 AM WNYT.com
By: The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed mostly higher Tuesday as investors wait to find out when the Federal Reserve will start raising interest rates. The Fed concludes a two-day policy meeting on Wednesday. Health care and utility stocks gained the most.

On Tuesday:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 100.83 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,131.97.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 14.85 points, 0.8 percent, to 1,998.98.

The Nasdaq composite rose 33.86 points, or 0.8 percent, to 4,552.76.

For the week:

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 144.46 points, or 0.8 percent.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 13.44 points, 0.7 percent.

The Nasdaq composite lost 14.84 points, or 0.3 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 555.31 points, or 3.3 percent.

The S&P 500 index is up 150.62 points, or 8.1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 376.17 points, or 9 percent.

(Copyright 2014 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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