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The technology sector saw Monday bring a repeat of Friday’s trading session, as most solar stocks were clobbered again while biotech escaped.
The healthcare sector headed Monday’s list of top-performing SPDR sectors with the energy sector second and the industrial sector last
Concern about Russia’s antics and China’s exports sent stocks lower on Monday.
Investors sent the S&P 500 Index to new record intraday and closing highs after February’s non-farm payrolls report beat expectations
Tech investors continued to dump “momentum” stocks as the solar sector got clobbered on Friday, while biotech made a less-dramatic decline.
The February HSBC Emerging Markets Index fell for the third consecutive month, although the outlook appears better
Despite losing most of its gains from early in the week, the price of gold soared for the fifth consecutive week
The euro gained more strength during the past week, after the European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged.
Friday’s sector ETF performances had the financial sector in first place, with industrials in second place and the materials sector at the bottom
Stocks got another boost on Friday, after the February non-farm payrolls report beat expectations.