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How the Major US Stock Indices Performed on Friday 5/26/2023

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Higher gains in technology stocks led shares on Wall Street to rise as another chipmaker reported strong demand related to artificial intelligence.

The S&P 500 rose 1.3% on Friday and the Nasdaq gained 2.2%. The Dow added 1%.

Marvell Technology jumped 33% after saying it expects AI revenue in fiscal 2024 to at least double from the prior year. It follows a Thursday report from fellow chipmaker Nvidia, which gave a big forecast for upcoming AI-related sales.

Investors were encouraged last month to see an uptick in consumer spending.

US markets will be closed on Monday for Memorial Day.

on Friday:

The S&P 500 closed up 54.17 points, or 1.3%, at 4,205.45.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 328.69 points, or 1%, to 33,093.34

The Nasdaq Composite rose 277.59 points, or 2.2%, to 12,975.69.

The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies rose 18.42 points, or 1%, to 1,773.02.

For the week:

The S&P 500 climbed 13.47 points, or 0.3%.

The Dow fell 333.29 points, or 1%.

The Nasdaq climbed 317.79 points, or 2.5%.

The Russell 2000 fell 0.70 points, less than 0.1%.

for the year:

The S&P 500 is up 365.95 points, or 9.5%.

The Dow is down 53.91 points, or 0.2%.

The Nasdaq is up 2,509.21 points, or 24%.

The Russell 2000 is up 11.78 points, or 0.7%.