Wall St ends mixed as inflation data comes into focus

continent times

Tuesday – (The Continent Times) Today ended with a mixed performance on Wall Street, as investors awaited crucial inflation data and the unofficial start of first-quarter earnings season.

The Dow (.DJI) closed in positive territory with economically sensitive sectors such as industrials (.SPLRCI), materials (.SPLRCM) and transports (.DJT) providing a boost, while tech (.SPLRCT) and tech-adjacent megacap stocks pulled the Nasdaq to a lower close, Reuters reported.