April 28th 2019
U.S. averages finished the week with a mixed performance. The Dow Jones Industrial Average remained nearly unchanged for the week (down less than 0.1 percent) and closed 1.5 percent below its all-time high at 26,543.33. The S&P 500 increased 1.2 percent for the week to a new all-time high of 2,939.88. The Nasdaq jumped 1.9 percent for the week to end also at an all-time high of 8,146.40. Among the key S&P sectors, the health care sector was the best weekly performer, while energy dragged. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, closed near 12.7.