April 26th 2020
U.S. stocks finished the week in negative territory with the main benchmarks posting their first weekly decline in three. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 1.9% over the week to 23,775.27. The S&P 500 recorded a weekly loss of 1.3% to finish at 2,836.74. The Nasdaq retreated 0.2% for the week to finish at 8,634.52. Most key S&P sectors ended in the red for the week, led by utilities. Energy and comm. services were the only gainers. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, traded near 35.9.