US Stocks posted another week of strong gains, led to the upside by the NASDAQ Composite index, settling on Friday at its highest close since September 3, 2008.
What follows is a summary of this week's statistics on the markets.
Equity Metrics This Week
Up vs. Down Days
Highest Close in 2010
Sector Impact: 10 out of 10 sectors closed the week in positive territory, led to the upside by financial and consumer discretionary stocks.
Commodity Impact:Crude oil for April delivery settled at $81.5 per barrel on Friday, its highest close since January 11.
Currencies Impact: The dollar surged against the Japanese yen on Friday, after a better-than-expected jobs report boosted investors' optimism about an economic recovery in the US.
Global Index Performance: