The major indices kicked off the week trading lower after the opening bell but managed to recover the bulk of their losses by the afternoon bell. The S&P closed relatively flat, losing only 0.06% for the day. Tuesday started strong with earnings reports from several Dow components. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.3%, the S&P 500 Index was up 0.1%, and the NASDAQ Composite increased 0.32%. In Economic releases, Industrial production slipped 0.1% in March, less than consensus expectations. Midweek, the major indices slipped again on poor performance in the Healthcare sector. International trade narrowed for February, falling to $49.4 billion, with capital goods and aircraft exports contributing to the gain in exports. Wholesale trade slowed down in February, missing consensus expectations. The market traded higher on Thursday as U.S. jobless claims reached a 50-year low, and retail sales posted a larger-than-expected increase of 1.5% for March. Markets were closed on Friday in observance of the Good Friday holiday. For the week, the Dow inched up around 0.56% while the S&P 500 dropped less than 0.1%. The NASDAQ posted gains of 0.17% for the week.