Ukraine Rattles Stocks but Dow Ends Week in Positive Territory for the Year

Stocks end the week mixed, but all indexes gained for the week and the dow moved into positive territory for the year
Last week was tough for US stocks with the Dow Jones industrial average falling enough to place it in negative territory for the year. This week looked better as it managed to get back into positive territory during the week, but those gains looked to be in jeopardy on Friday. The Dow briefly fell to the 16,575.42 level on Friday, pushing it back into negative territory for the year, but managed to only fall 50.67 points (-0.30%) on the day. This was enough to allow it to stay in positive territory for the year. The Dow ended the week by closing up 0.7% at 16,662.91.

The S&P 500 almost ended the day even, but did retreat 0.12 points (-0.01%) to end the week at 1,955.06. That was up 23.6

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2 Responses to Ukraine Rattles Stocks but Dow Ends Week in Positive Territory for the Year

  1. bill says:

    Why does the situation in Ukraine seem to have such a large impact on how stocks in the US do?

  2. Francis says:

    It’s always a good week when stocks end up higher than they did the week before in my book.

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