Stock Market Today: S&P 500, Nasdaq Hit New Highs Ahead of Juneteenth

The main indexes notched modest gains ahead of Wednesday's stock market holiday.

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Investors had plenty of headlines to sift through Tuesday ahead of a mid-week break. As a reminder, Wednesday is a stock market holiday with the equities and bond markets closed in observance of Juneteenth.  

In economic news, data from the Census Bureau showed retail sales rose 0.1% month-to-month in May, an improvement over April's revised 0.2% decline but below economists' forecast for a 0.2% increase. 

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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.