Stocks traded choppily and then rose Tuesday on the heels of another sharply negative day for US equities. The S&P 500 fluctuated between gains and losses, after falling for a fourth straight session on Monday for its longest losing streak since February.
Top news and what to watch in the markets on Tuesday, September 22, 2020.
Stocks sank Monday but pared losses in the last stretch of trading during the regular session. Still, the three major indices extended the past few weeks’ worth of declines, as concerns over stagnating coronavirus case improvement stoked fears of more lockdowns, and as political uncertainty nudged investors away from risk assets.