S&P 500 hits another record high as the Santa Claus rally stays strong
Traders work at the trading floor in the New York Stock Exchange on Aug. 19, 2021.
Traders on the ground of the Current York Stock Alternate.

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US stocks rose Tuesday, with the S&P 500 inserting at contemporary story highs, as traders space apart risks from rising COVID conditions and kept the so-called Santa Claus rally transferring forward. 

The S&P 500 was on target for a fifth day of features that might well well per chance tag the benchmark’s 70th story closing high for 2021. Stocks had been marching higher because the Omicron variant of the coronavirus looks to be producing milder symptoms in sufferers than the earlier iterations of COVID-19.

The Facilities for Illness Alter and Prevention on Monday slice down the isolation time to five days from 10 days for fogeys with COVID-19 if they get no longer need any symptoms. The CDC made that transfer at the same time as its recordsdata point to coronavirus case counts have progressively been rising since gradual November, leaving the seven-day transferring common of conditions at 206,577 as of Sunday. 

Here is where US indexes stood at 9: 30 a.m. on Tuesday:   

Rising coronavirus conditions have reportedly prompted Apple to shut all of its Current York City retail outlets, although purchasers can clean contend with up their orders. Traders had been also conserving seek for on Apple shares to stare if the tech behemoth’s market capitalization can negative above $3 trillion.

Across the markets, Tesla inventory rose after Wedbush stated shares must jump 28% in 2022 as China stays a declare “linchpin” and manufacturing capacity doubles on the outlet of most modern Gigafactories.

Oil prices rose. West Texas Intermediate unpleasant moved up 1.6% to $76.77 per barrel. Brent unpleasant, the worldwide benchmark, won 1.4% to $79.29.

Gold added on 0.5%, at $1,818.50 per ounce. The 10-year yield rose lower than 1 basis demonstrate 1.485%. 

Bitcoin fell by 3.6% to $49,184.83.

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