The Markets (as of market close May 28, 2021)
Monday kicked off last week on a high note for stocks. Each of the benchmark indexes listed here posted
gains, with the Nasdaq advancing 1.4% to lead the way. The S&P 500 gained 1.0%, the Russell 2000
climbed 0.6%, the Dow and the Global Dow each added 0.5%. Information technology and communication
services led the market sectors, each rising 1.8%, followed by real estate (1.1%), energy (1.0%), and
consumer discretionary (1.0%). The yield on 10-year Treasuries declined 1.5%. The dollar slipped, while
crude oil prices climbed 3.7%.