Stock Market Today: Stocks Struggle, Apple Reclaims $3 Trillion Market Cap Mark

Apple quietly reclaimed the $3 trillion market cap level Tuesday amid a choppy day for the main indexes.

Apple logo seen on storefront
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Some bad-news-is-good-news jobs data failed to light a fire under stocks Tuesday, with the main indexes making modest moves throughout the session. Still, retreating Treasury yields kept one of the three main indexes above water.  

The Bureau of Labor Statistics this morning said the number of job openings fell to 8.7 million in October from September's 9.4 million – a 28-month low. The healthcare, finance and real estate sectors saw the biggest drops in the number of available jobs, while technology saw the largest rise. 

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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.