October 27th 2019
U.S. stocks finished the week with solid gains. The S&P 500 rose 1.3 percent to 3,022.55, just closing 3 points below its latest closing high in July. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the week with a gain of 0.8 percent, at 26,958.06. The Nasdaq advanced 1.8 percent from last Friday’s close to finish at 8,243.12. Most key S&P sectors ended in positive territory for the week, led by the energy sector. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, closed at 12.65.