U.S. stocks slid into negative territory on Friday, but all three major indices posted gains for the week. Apple lead the declines falling more than 4% after analyst reports suggested smartphone sales could slow in the coming months.
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Consumer Staples stocks tumbled Thursday, pulling the S&P 500 Index lower as investors showed signs of fatigue after three straight days of gains. Investors were jarred by the weak performance of some of the world’s biggest consumer product companies that reported earnings results.
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Markets closed the day mixed but essentially flat as the Nasdaq Composite (+0.19%) and S&P 500 (+0.08%) inched higher while the Dow Jones Industrial Average (-0.16%) finished slightly lower.
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With today’s gains, major indices have closed higher in eight out of the past 11 trading sessions, but volumes have been light, suggesting some investors are remaining on the sidelines as geopolitical tensions simmer.
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Stocks rose broadly on Monday with all eleven sectors finishing the day higher and more than half rising at least 1%. Investors brushed off the multi-national missile strike against Syria, instead devoting their attention toward corporate earnings and economic releases.