In a turn-about from its limp behavior earlier this week, the stock market held gains and closed at session highs Friday. The S&P 500 briefly dipped lower in the final hour of trading, before holding 0.1 percent higher. The Nasdaq Composite Index shed 8 points, or 0.1%, to 7,210. The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all closed in correction territory on February 8, but were quick to recover some of those losses. "The macro economic environment still looks favorable", but "we need another round of economic releases to get a better sense of how much inflation is in the marketplace". As of Wednesday's close, the Nasdaq had regained about 62 percent of the losses suffered, while the S&P 500 and Dow had jumped about 40 percent and 35 percent. The Dow and S&P 500 also were recovering sharply, but the Nasdaq has been outperforming both of its peers, even after marking a four-day losing stretch on Thursday-its longest skid since November 4, 2016.
Nawaz Sharif seeks confrontation in judiciary, Parliament: Bilawal
Askari said Senate elections, scheduled for next month, may be postponed as a result of the court's ruling. "Through his wife, Mr. Political analysts said the decision raises serious questions about political stability in Pakistan.
'Anthrax' hoax package sent to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
While the security scare was ultimately benign, the threat raises fears concerning the highly public royal wedding on May 19. Last October a terror suspect allegedly encouraged extremists to attack Prince George at school.
Germany Shocks Canada in Olympic Men's Hockey Semifinal
Rooney stopped the last two Canadian shooters in the shootout in Brianne Jenner and then Agosta on her second attempt. She didn't totally stop the puck, but got enough of it to leave it about a foot short of the goal line.