The stock market rose last week, touching fresh highs in spite of unrest in our country’s capital. Tech stocks outperformed blue chips as investors favored growth stocks. During Friday’s session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 57 points, or 0.18%. The S&P 500 was up 0.55%, and the Nasdaq Composite increased 1.03%. For the week, the DJIA increased 491 points, or 1.61%, the S&P 500 increased 1.83%, and the Nasdaq Composite rose 2.43%.
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