Stock Market Today: Dow Snaps Losing Streak on Strong Economic Data

The blue chip index notched its first win in seven sessions even as Walgreens Boots Alliance spiraled.

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A slow start for stocks Tuesday turned into a sprint for the fine finish, with all three indexes posting solid gains amid an onslaught of better-than-expected economic reports. Still, not all of the day's price action was positive, with one electric vehicle (EV) stock plunging on bankruptcy news.

Ahead of the opening bell, the Census Bureau said orders for durable goods were up 1.7% from April to May, their third straight monthly rise. Excluding transportation and defense, new orders were 0.6% and 3.0% higher, respectively. 

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Karee Venema
Senior Investing Editor,

With over a decade of experience writing about the stock market, Karee Venema is the senior investing editor at She joined the publication in April 2021 after 10 years of working as an investing writer and columnist at Schaeffer's Investment Research. In her previous role, Karee focused primarily on options trading, as well as technical, fundamental and sentiment analysis.