August 29th 2021
U.S. stocks finished the week in the green, with two benchmarks hitting record highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.9% in five trading days to end at 35,455.80. The S&P 500 added 1.5% over the week to finish at 4,509.37. The Nasdaq Composite gained 2.8% during the week to 15,129.50. Most key S&P sectors ended in positive territory for the week, led by the energy sector. Utilities lead decliners. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, traded near 16.