Stocks on Wall Street closed with small gains Tuesday, avoiding a third straight decline for the market.Technology and internet stocks led the winners, while industrial companies and consumer products makers lagged the market. Investors were looking ahead to the start on Wednesday of two days of congressional testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.On Tuesday:The S&P 500 rose 3.68 points, or 0.1%, to 2,979.63.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 22.65 points, or 0.1%, to 26,783.49.The Nasdaq composite gained 43.35 points, or 0.5%, to 8,141.73.The Russell 2000 index of smaller company stocks added 1.20 points, or 0.1%, to 1,562.59.For the week:The S&P 500 is down 10.78 points, or 0.4%.The Dow is down 138.63 points, or 0.5%.The Nasdaq is down 20.06 points, or 0.3%.The Russell 2000 is down 13.04 points, or 0.8%.For the year:The S&P 500 is up 472.78 points, or 18.9%.The Dow is up 3,456.03 points, or 14.8%.The Nasdaq is up 1,506.45 points, or 22.7%.The Russell 2000 is up 214.03 points, or 15.9%.The Associated Press
EVERYBODY STAY CALM. Twink’s autobiography is coming out.And it’s called “Unzipped”.*pause to sob*Ken Sweeney reports in the Irish Independent that the self-appointed panto queen’s intimate memoir will be released this Christmas, after being “mysteriously postponed” last year.So what do you get if you Google “Twink Unzipped”?Well, these things:For context, here’s the Urban Dictionary entry for ‘twink’.In fairness, the book is also there:You wouldn’t want to miss it, is all we’re saying. We fear a lot of aunties will be getting unexpected Christmas presents this year.More: 9 totally inappropriate ‘sexy’ Halloween costumes>For more, follow @dailyedge on Twitter and like The Daily Edge on Facebook.