Stock Market Today: December 11, 2017
William G. Ferguson and Robert Harrington | 12/11/2017
The major U.S. indexes shook off early-morning volatility on Monday afternoon. The gains were propelled by strength in the energy and technology sectors, which helped to negate jitters following the terrorist attack near New York’s Times Square. The tech-laden NASDAQ was accordingly the best-performing large-cap composite. With a dearth of updates on the tax reform front, which has been the primary headline-grabbing factor in recent weeks, investors in small-cap equities are apparently collecting some profits.