November 3rd 2019
In line with our latest call, U.S. stocks rallied for the week, pushing the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq to new record highs. For the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.4 percent to 27,347.36. The S&P 500 climbed 1.5 percent for week to a record high of 3,066.91. The Nasdaq increased 1.7 percent from last Friday close to an all-time high of 8,386.4. Most key S&P sectors ended in positive territory for the week, led by the health care sector. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, ended near 12.3.