Chris Hagan, vice president at Adviser Investments, has the market analysis for Thursday, April 4. Major U.S. market indexes closed with mixed results, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 up 0.6% and 0.2%, respectively; and the NASDAQ down 0.1%. Several well-known, multinational stocksA financial instrument giving the holder a proportion of the ownership and earnings of a company. contributed to today’s gains, including Boeing and Dow Chemical’s respective 3% and 5% increases. Tesla, on the other hand, saw its stockA financial instrument giving the holder a proportion of the ownership and earnings of a company. fall more than 8% after reporting a 31% quarterly drop in auto sales. Amazon also made headlines after founder Jeff Bezos and ex-wife MacKenzie disclosed certain material terms of their divorce settlement, under which Jeff retains ownership of 75% of the couple’s Amazon stock as well as voting control over MacKenzie’s shares.
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