Stocks managed to end with modest gains on Wall Street after a day of wavering back and forth.
Technology stocks helped lift the broader market. Energy companies rose also rose along with the price of crude oil.
Movie theater operator AMC Entertainment nearly doubled in another bout of heavy trading as the company embraced its status as a “meme” stock being driven higher by hordes of individual investors. Other stocks like GameStop that have been championed on online message boards also rose. Treasury yields fell.