The US stock market is up this yearai??i??thanks to Amazon

The US stock market has traded mostly sideways this cheap ampicillin and pregnancy yearai??i??the SP 500 Index of stocks is up a meager 0.44% on a total-return basis.

But it could be worse. Amazonai??i??s 34.5% rally boosted the broader index of stocks by 0.65%, putting it in positive territory, according to Howard Silverblatt, senior index analyst at SP Dow Jones Indices. Without the e-commerce giantai??i??s Actos online buoyant gains, the SP gauge would be down 0.21% this year.