S&P 500 Flirts with 2000 Again with a Good Chance to Top It Next Week

The S&P 500 index fall 12 points short of 2000
The Standard and Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) is once again flirting with the 2,000 point value, falling just 12 points short of achieving this highly anticipated milestone on Friday. While it wasn’t able to break the barrier last week, it did manage to close at 1,988.40 points. While that was down 3.97 points from its all time high reached on Thursday, for the week the index rose 1.7% to increase its gains since the beginning of the year to 7.6%.

All indications are that it will have a good opportunity to pass the mark in the coming week as analysts continue to see improving housing and manufacturing sectors. When it does top the mark, it will be the first time the S&P 500 has

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4 Responses to S&P 500 Flirts with 2000 Again with a Good Chance to Top It Next Week

  1. Frank says:

    I wonder if we are beginning to see another bubble in the technology sectors?

  2. devon says:

    It was a great week for Apple. I think the entire tech sector is feeding off of that positive news.

  3. Bradly says:

    It’s always a good week when stocks end the week higher than when they began, although the stock market prices really shouldn’t matter to those who are in for the long term. It’s when you reach retirement and begin selling when it matter s most how the stocks are doing.

  4. deek says:

    I wish I would have invested 5 years ago now…

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