September 29th 2019
U.S. stocks declined for a second week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average booked a weekly loss of 0.4 percent to finish at 26,820.25. The S&P 500 dropped 1.0 percent to 2,961.79 for the week. The Nasdaq fell 2.1 percent for the week and finished at 7,939.63. Among the key S&P sectors, utilities and staples were the only weekly performers, while all other sectors dragged. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, ended above 17.2.