All three of the major US stock market indices (^DJI, ^IXIC, ^GSPC) end the week — and the first trading period of March — in the green. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq close at record highs. Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre breaks down the market and sector action seen throughout the past week. For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live. Editor's note: This article was written by Luke Carberry Mogan.
Stocks roared on Friday as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite finished the week at record closing highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 90 points, or 0.2%. The S&P 500 was up 0.8%. The Nasdaq Composite rose 1.
Factors such as subsiding inflation and interest rate concerns, a turnaround in earnings growth, positive price action, as well as the cash-rich status of small caps, all contribute to a potential resurgence in small caps.