Markets Remain Stable

Indices stable, with NASDAQ up 98.66 points

NASDAQ closed trading at 7281.74, up 1.37%, while S&P 500 Index traded higher, up 0.96%, ending the day at 2706.90. Meanwhile, DOW went down 0.06% finishing at 24999.67.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Thursday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Communication Services saw the biggest increase of the day (3.74%), while Materials saw the biggest drop (1.54%). Industrials has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 11%.

Utilities saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -0.38%, as it went up 2.10%. Materials and Financials experienced turn arounds from their five day positive performance, Materials with a drop of 1.54%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Communication Services went up with a 3.74% change.
  • Utilities went up with a 2.10% change.
  • Consumer Staples went up with a 1.82% change.
  • Healthcare went up with a 1.22% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 1.10% change.
  • Real Estate went up with a 0.94% change.
  • Energy went up with a 0.71% change.
  • Industrials went up with a 0.46% change.
  • Information Technology went down with a -0.12% change.
  • Financials went down with a -0.26% change.
  • Materials went down with a -1.54% change.

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