Written by Gary
Market Close Commentary for 12-31-2013
Gary has started celebrating the New Year early. The market close report is coming from our content sharing partner Investing.com. Here is theeir summary of after the market closed out the year:
U.S. stock prices posted their biggest gains since 1997 this year and rose on Teusday, the last trading day of 2013, after a widely-watched consumer confidence barometer beat expectations and fueled hopes 2014 will see more robust economic growth and improving corporate fundamentals.
At the close of U.S. trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.36%, the S&P 500 index rose 0.40%, while the Nasdaq Composite index rose 0.54%.
Here are the global stock, forex and commodities tables from Investing.com. Click on any chart to access the Investing.com live streaming data at any time.