How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday

The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 indexes again set records Wednesday in a quiet day of trading. Machinery and equipment makers climbed after strong results from Deere, but technology companies fell.

On Wednesday:

The Dow rose 59.31 points, or 0.3 percent, to 19,083.18.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged up 1.78 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,204.72.

The Nasdaq composite lost 5.67 points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,380.68.

For the week:

The Dow is up 215.25 points, or 1.1 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 22.82 points, or 1 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 59.17 points, or 1.1 percent.

For the year:

The Dow is up 1,658.15 points, or 9.5 percent.

The S&P 500 is up 160.78 points, or 7.9 percent.

The Nasdaq is up 373.27 points, or 7.4 percent.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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