September 26th 2021
U.S. stocks experienced a roller-coaster week that saw the major averages dropping more than 2% at the beginning of the week, but managed to rebound strongly at the end of the week. In the end, major indexes finished the week in slightly positive territory. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.6% during the week to close at 34,798.00. The S&P 500 closed at 4,455.48 and ended the week up 0.5%. The Nasdaq eked out a tiny weekly gain of 0.02% to end at 15,047.70. Among the key S&P sectors, energy was the best weekly performer, while the utilities sector dragged the most. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, traded near 17.8.