Stocks are little changed Tuesday as traders

Stocks are little changed Tuesday Tesla outperformed megacap stocks, surging 2.3 per cent. 

Micron Technology climbed 2.6 per cent after a 4 per cent rally in the previous session.

Crypto-linked stocks such as Coinbase, Marathon Digital and Riot Platforms added between 3.3 per cent and 8.6 per cent as bitcoin rose on signs big players buying the cryptocurrency.

European stock markets were mostly muted on Tuesday.

Britain’s FTSE 100 was flat at 7,684.72 points. France’s CAC 40 was flat at 7,933.08. Germany’s DAX edged up 0.4 per cent at 17,495.95.

Euro Stoxx 50 rose 0.3 per cent at 4,877.25.Stocks are little changed Tuesday

In Asian stock markets, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index gained 0.9 per cent at 16,790.80. China’s Shanghai Composite edged up 1.3 per cent at 3,015.48. Japan’s Nikkei 225 was flat at 39,239.52.

Oil prices were steady on Tuesday. Brent crude futures fell 28 cents, or 0.34 per cent, to $82.25 a barrel by 1251 GMT. US West Texas Intermediate crude futures (WTI) were down 21 cents, 0.27 per cent, to $77.37 a barrel.

Gold prices rose on Tuesday as the US dollar and Treasury yields lacked momentum. Spot gold firmed 0.3 per cent at $2,035.92 per ounce as of 9:35 am ET (1435 GMT). US gold futures added 0.3 per cent to $2,044.10 per ounce. Stocks are little changed Tuesday as traders

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Oil prices were steady on Tuesday. Brent crude futures fell 28 cents, or 0.34 per cent, to $82.25 a barrel by 1251 GMT. US West Texas Intermediate crude futures (WTI) were down 21 cents, 0.27 per cent, to $77.37 a barrel.

Gold prices rose on Tuesday as the US dollar and Treasury yields lacked momentum. Spot gold firmed 0.3 per cent at $2,035.92 per ounce as of 9:35 am ET (1435 GMT). US gold futures added 0.3 per cent to $2,044.10 per ounce.

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When Does the Stock Market Close Early?

The stock market closes early at 1 p.m. Eastern time on these days:

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2024*
  • Friday, Nov. 29, 2024 (the day after Thanksgiving)*
  • Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2024*

*Bond markets close at 2 p.m. Eastern time.

Are There Holidays When the Stock Market Is Still Open?

Although the stock market holds regular hours on these days, the bond markets will close early at 2 p.m. Eastern time:

  • Maundy Thursday (Thursday before Good Friday)
  • The Friday before Memorial Day
  • New Year’s Eve

And on these holidays, the bond markets are closed while the stock markets are still open:

  • Indigenous Peoples Day
  • Veterans Day

     

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