S&P 500 Ends August Higher, Its 7th Straight Monthly Gain

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Stocks ended the month of August on the plus side even though the major indexes closed lower in Tuesday trading trading has been choppy with uncertainty over how much of an impact the leader surgeon cove it cases will have on the still recovering economy rob Hey worked at U. S. bank wealth management says investors are gauging which areas of the market will benefit in the coming months with supply constraints and the virus still for the month of August the S. and P. five hundred gained two point nine percent the nasdaq was four percent higher and the Dow gained a modest one point three percent a number of factors have boosted sentiment corporate earnings are higher than expected the fed is indicated it believes inflation is temporary and oil companies have been able to begin restarting refineries despite regional damage from hurricane ida hi Jackie Quinn

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