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  • S&P/TSX

    19,472.74
    +181.76 (+0.94%)
     
  • S&P 500

    4,232.60
    +30.98 (+0.74%)
     
  • DOW

    34,777.76
    +229.23 (+0.66%)
     
  • CAD/USD

    0.8249
    +0.0022 (+0.27%)
     
  • CRUDE OIL

    64.82
    +0.11 (+0.17%)
     
  • BTC-CAD

    70,982.41
    +979.02 (+1.40%)
     
  • CMC Crypto 200

    1,480.07
    +44.28 (+3.08%)
     
  • GOLD FUTURES

    1,832.00
    +16.30 (+0.90%)
     
  • RUSSELL 2000

    2,271.63
    +30.21 (+1.35%)
     
  • 10-Yr Bond

    1.5770
    +0.0160 (+1.02%)
     
  • NASDAQ

    13,752.24
    +119.39 (+0.88%)
     
  • VOLATILITY

    16.69
    -1.70 (-9.24%)
     
  • FTSE

    7,129.71
    +53.54 (+0.76%)
     
  • NIKKEI 225

    29,357.82
    +26.45 (+0.09%)
     
  • CAD/EUR

    0.6778
    -0.0039 (-0.57%)
     

Market Recap: Monday, May 3

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Stocks traded mixed on Monday, with the S&P 500 and Dow looking to kick off May on a high note while the Nasdaq declined. The S&P 500 added about 0.4%, while the Dow jumped by 0.9%. On Friday, the S&P 500 ended ended lower, but still closed out its best month since November with a monthly advance of more than 5%. In April, the communication services and consumer discretionary sectors led gains in the S&P 500, returning to a leadership position after lagging earlier in 2021 amid a rotation into cyclical and "reopening" stocks. However, growth names pared some gains last week, with Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell highlighting that some asset valuations appeared "frothy." Blue Line Futures President Bill Baruch and Invesco Chief Global Market StrategistKristina Hooper joined Yahoo Finance Live to discuss.