December 15th 2019
U.S. stocks finished the week in positive territory with the main benchmarks posting record highs on Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.4 percent over the week to 28,135.38. The S&P 500 recorded a weekly rise of 0.7 percent to finish at 3,168.80. The Nasdaq advanced 0.9 percent for the week to close at 8,734.88. Most key S&P sectors finished higher, led by technology. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, traded near 12.6.