The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 gained , while the Nasdaq Composite fell slightly on Friday.

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 293.05 points or 0.90 percent, to close at 32,778.64.
  • The S&P 500 gained .1 percent to close at 3,943.34.
  • The Nasdaq Composite lost .59 percent to close at 13,319.87.
    The University of Michigan’s preliminary reading on consumer sentiment for March could show an uptick in confidence amid rising vaccinations, job gains and improving incomes.

On Monday keep an eye out for the:

  • Empire state index
  • Optical Cable Corp. , HealthEquity, Inc. , Trine Acquisition Corp. , Uranium Energy Corp. and 101 others report earnings.