Economic Beat: Equities closed higher for a second week

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Economic Beat: May 6, 2024

Major U.S. equity indices closed higher for the second week in a row, with the S&P 500 Index up 0.6%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 1.1% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite up 1.4% in total return. Yields were lower for the week, with the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield finishing at 4.50%, down from 4.66% at the end of the prior week.

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