All three of the major U.S. stock indexes were, at some point, entrenched in a bear market. Despite its worst showing in 14 years, its 2022 decline of 9% was far less painful than the 33% drop suffered by the growth-stock-dependent Nasdaq Composite. Since the Dow Jones is comprised of 30 generally mature, profitable, and time-tested companies, it's well-positioned to outperform during periods of heightened uncertainty.
In the latest trading session, Salesforce.com (CRM) closed at $164.75, marking a +0.14% move from the previous day.
Don't expect Apple to can people en masse like some of its rivals, says Wedbush analyst Dan Ives.