January 28th 2018
U.S. equities finished the week by breaking another set of records. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 2.1 percent for the week to a record high of 26,616.71. The S&P 500 rocketed 2.2 percent for week to a record of 2,872.87. The Nasdaq jumped 2.3 percent from last Friday close to an all-time high of 7,505.77. All key S&P sectors ended in positive territory for the week, led by health care. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, ended near 11.1.