The S&P 500 index slipped 0.4% last week, ending a winning streak that had lasted for most of 2024, amid mixed economic data and quarterly results.
The S&P 500 index closed above the 5,000 level for the first time, rising 1.4% last week to a fresh record, as a round of better-than-expected quarterly results boosted investor sentiment.
The S&P 500 index rose 1.4% last week to a fresh closing high, boosted by better-than-expected monthly jobs data and quarterly corporate earnings. It is now up nearly 4% for 2024 to date.
As the S&P 500 index hits new record highs, the transition from bear to bull market has taken effect. Here’s a closer look at recent economic signals, and a conversation around what could happen next.
Last week, the S&P 500 index rose for a third consecutive week. The market benchmark is now up 2.5% for the month and year-to-date.
Darrell Martin, founder and CEO of Apex Trader Funding and Apex Investing, shares his journey from being a self-taught futures day trader to establishing Apex Trader Funding, providing insights into day trading strategies and risk management along the way. The discussion highlights the challenges and opportunities in the world of day trading.
The S&P 500 index rose 1.2% last week to a record close amid strong gains in the technology sector and a bullish outlook from a chip-industry leader.