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Stocks jump as America awaits the midterm election results





Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange ahead of the opening bell in New York, U.S., February 7, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid

Stocks rose Tuesday as the technology sector staged a recovery and as earnings season elevated Wall Street hours before polling stations were scheduled to begin closing around the US, with investors bracing for the possibility of a changing power balance in Washington.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.69%, and the S&P 500 gained 0.63%. The Nasdaq Composite jumped 0.64% as technology stocks recovered after iPhone demand concerns dragged the sector down Monday.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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