The major indexes ended the day mostly flat to lower despite encouraging reports on leading measures of economic activity.
The major indexes ended the day higher as enthusiasm for a favorable February U.S. employment report outweighed concerns about falling commodity prices. The indexes ended the week lower.
The major indexes ended the day essentially flat as Federal Reserve (Fed) Chair Janet Yellen lent credence to expectations of a federal funds rate increase later this month. The indexes ended the week higher.
Stocks pulled back with most of the 11 major S&P sectors trending lower, led by consumer discretionary. Utilities and consumer staples, traditionally defensive sectors, were higher.
The major indexes ended on the positive side of the ledger for the day—after spending most of it in negative territory—and ended the week higher.
The major indexes ended in positive territory although the Dow and S&P 500 were in negative territory for much of the day.
The major indexes stayed on an upward trajectory on signs of growth in the U.S. economy.
The major indexes moved higher once again on encouraging earnings news and the prospects of tax cuts.
Stocks in the U.S. were higher on prospects of deregulation in the financial industry but ended mixed for the week.