Midway through trading Tuesday, the Dow traded down 0.09 percent to 24,990.98 while the NASDAQ climbed 0.15 percent to 7,404.87. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.18 percent to 2,737.78.

Leading and Lagging Sectors;

On Tuesday, the financial shares surged 0.71 percent. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included Guaranty Bancorp GBNK 5.21%, up 5 percent, and Jupai Holdings Limited JP 4.26% up 5 percent.

In trading on Tuesday, real estate shares fell 0.2 percent.

Top Headline;

AutoZone, Inc. AZO 7.67% reported better-than-expected earnings for its fiscal third quarter.

AutoZone posted Q3 earnings of $13.42 per share on sales of $2.66 billion. Analysts expected earnings of $13.01 per share on sales of $2.72 billion.

Equities Trading UP;

Regional Health Properties, Inc. RHE 28.54% shares shot up 37 percent to $0.3503.

Shares of America’s Car-Mart, Inc. CRMT 14.26% got a boost, shooting up 15 percent to $62.65 after reporting upbeat Q4 results.

Precipio, Inc. PRPO 18.28% shares were also up, gaining 23 percent to $0.5150 after the nano-cap specialty diagnostics company said it saw an acceleration of sales in its Pathology services in April. The company now expects to see a sequential double digit quarterly sales growth.

Equities Trading DOWN;

Ardelyx, Inc. ARDX 20.35% shares dropped 19 percent to $4.575 after announcing a $50 million common stock offering.

Shares of Dycom Industries, Inc. DY 19.88% were down 20 percent to $92.765 after the company reported weaker-than-expected results for its third quarter and lowered its FY19 outlook.

ADOMANI, Inc. ADOM 18.24% was down, falling around 21 percent to $1.34 after seeing strong upward movement Friday And Monday on heavy volume and no news.

Commodities;

In commodity news, oil traded up 0.54 percent to $72.63 while gold traded up 0.05 percent to $1,291.60.

Silver traded up 0.48 percent Tuesday to $16.60, while copper rose 1.24 to $3.137.

Eurozone;

European shares were mostly higher today. The eurozone’s STOXX 600 rose 0.31 percent, the Spanish Ibex Index rose 0.69 percent, while Italy’s FTSE MIB Index slipped 0.06 percent. Meanwhile the German DAX rose 0.83 percent, and the French CAC 40 rose 0.12 percent while U.K. shares rose 0.51 percent.

Economics;

The Richmond Fed manufacturing index rose to 16.00 in May, versus prior reading of -3.00. Economists expected a reading of 9.00.

The Treasury is set to auction 2-year notes at 1:00 p.m. ET.