Stock Market Today: S&P 500 Snaps Weekly Losing Streak

AI stocks were big winners on Friday after posted solid earnings and guidance.

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 Stocks closed higher Friday, putting an end to a string of weekly losses for the broad market. This stretch of negative price action resulted in stiff February losses for the major benchmarks, which may have sparked a relief rally in recent sessions. Declining Treasury yields and a solid reading on the U.S. services sector also lifted investor sentiment to end the week.  

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Karee Venema
Senior Investing Editor,

With over a decade of experience writing about the stock market, Karee Venema is the senior investing editor at She joined the publication in April 2021 after 10 years of working as an investing writer and columnist at Schaeffer's Investment Research. In her previous role, Karee focused primarily on options trading, as well as technical, fundamental and sentiment analysis.