Senior Vice President Chris Keith has the market analysis for Tuesday, March 12. Major U.S. stockA financial instrument giving the holder a proportion of the ownership and earnings of a company. indexes saw mixed results, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.4% and the S&P 500 and NASDAQ advancing 0.3% and 0.4%, respectively. Boeing’s stock fell another 6% today on continued safety concerns. Because Boeing represents approximately 10% of the Dow’s total weight, this single stock’s decline contributed significantly to the index’s 0.4% drop today. Also, the Labor Department reported that the Consumer Price Index rose just 0.2% in February and 1.5% year-over-year. This marks the smallest annual gain since September 2016.
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