Stocks closed higher on the day Friday to end another record week for stocks, with the DOW erasing its losses for 2020 by gaining +0.6% to close at 28,653.87. After Friday’s close, the DOW was now up +0.4% for 2020, its first foray into positive territory for the year since February.
The S&P 500 gained +0.7% to close at 3,508.01. It’s the first-ever close above 3,500 for the index. The NASDAQ climbed 0.6% to end the day at 11,695.63.
For the week, the DOW rose +2.6% for its third weekly gain in four weeks. The S&P 500 and NASDAQ both notched five-week winning streaks, rising over +3% each. This marks the S&P 500’s first five-week winning streak since late 2019. It’s also the longest run for the NASDAQ since a six-week win streak that ended in January.
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