Economic Beat: Positive returns in the S&P 500

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Economic Beat: February 26, 2024

Major US equity indices were up this past week and gave investors the 6th week this year of positive returns in the S&P 500. Specifically, the S&P 500 rose 1.7%. The Nasdaq Composite gained 1.4% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average returned 1.3% over this past week. Looking back at equity markets, the weekly gains observed came largely due to the strong performance from this past Thursday, when the S&P 500 returned 2.1%, which was the best daily performance for the S&P 500 since August of 2022.

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