New Record Highs

Indices closed in the green zone on Monday. The Dow and S&P 500 traded up to new record highs. The Nasdaq tacked on gains to close over the 5k level for the first time in 15 years. Technology brands such as Intel, Avago Technologies, and Texas Instruments stepped up, while energy stocks such as Exxon Mobil, Chevron and Total took a breather today.

Mixed Moves

Indices ended Thursday’s session with mixed moves. The Dow and S&P 500 traded fractionally into the red zone. The Nasdaq ticked up and closed just shy of the 5k mark. Energy brands such as Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Royal Dutch Shell and BP took a breather today amid sliding crude oil futures. Gains among technology brands such as Google, Avago Technologies and Salesforce bolstered the Nasdaq’s ascent.